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ESL 060R - Reading 2


Description:
Reading 2 is a high-beginning level course designed to develop reading skills and build vocabulary.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

  1. Apply readings skills to comprehend and respond to reading passages and novels.

(1) Apply reading skills to comprehend and respond to reading passages and novels.

Relate short articles to their own knowledge/experience

Summarize orally and in writing the main ideas in a short article

Answer questions about a short article, both orally and in writing 

Answer more substantive questions that require several sentences to answer.

Recognize time shifts in texts.

Cope with unfamiliar grammar structures (e.g., by highlighting and asking about structures that confused them.)

Pre-reading skills such as predicting content based on the title, topic sentences, pictures, etc.)

Understanding of the conventions of quotation in fiction (e.g. when paragraphs change, the speakers change).

 

Using level appropriate reading passage(s), have students demonstrate their pre and active reading strategies, respond to comprehension questions, and write a summary of the passage. (SLO 1, 2)

  1. Demonstrate level appropriate vocabulary knowledge to comprehend reading passages and novels.

(2) Demonstrate level appropriate vocabulary knowledge to comprehend reading passages and novels.

Deal with unfamiliar vocabulary (e.g.by keeping a vocabulary log, by using a bi-lingual dictionary effectively)

Understanding of an appropriate number of high-frequency words.

 

Vocabulary quizzes (SLO 2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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