Reading 4

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Reading 4

Course Description

Instructor: Tom Riedmiller    Phone: 273-6876
Office:  Baker 73                   Office Hours: by appointment

E-Mail: riedmiller@uni.edu

Required Textbooks:    In Context by Zukowski/Faust, Johnston, & Templin
                                       
Longman Dictionary of American English

Course Goals:    By the end of this course, students should be able to

                    understand the main idea of a reading selection
                    identify the main idea of a paragraph
                    guess the meaning of words from context
                    read and find information quickly
                    predict the content of a reading selection
                    begin to read maps and charts
                    begin to make inferences

Methods:

          Classtime will be used to do exercises and discuss what students have read outside of class.
                    Students should spend at least one hour a day on homework.
                    A test will be given at the end of each chapter.
                    Students will keep a vocabulary card file of new words they have chosen to learn. A weekly quiz will be given on these words.
                   
Students will read at least two short books from the CIEP library.
                   
There will be a midterm test after four weeks to check the progress of the students.

Evaluation:       

Chapter tests        Book reviews                        

Midterm test        Homework                              

Final test                Participation                            

Vocabulary quizzes                  

Students must have a grade of C to pass to the next level.

Important!  Attend class everyday.  If a student misses more than three classes, his or her grade will be lowered one letter grade.

 


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