The first required Reading course for ALL IN ONE-BENIN students in a sequence of 2 hours a week courses designed to teach academic reading of American English. Emphasis on beginning college skills required for success in college content courses, including vocabulary development, words in context, paragraph comprehension, test- and note-taking, and dictionary use.
Prerequisite : Placement Test
Duration of the class : 12 hours total (20 min twice a week of reading + 02 quizzes + 02 exams)
Upon successful completion of the course, each student will be able to:
Apply effective study skills such as following
written and oral directions, using a dictionary, applying test-taking
strategies, using flash cards, completing graphic organizers such as outlines
and concept maps, utilizing skimming and scanning techniques
Apply functional reading skills to the reading of
maps and legends or other graphical information sources.
Identify main ideas and supporting details in
reading selections from books, magazines, newspapers, textbooks, and other
Respond orally and in writing to basic information
questions (who, what, where, when, why, how) to demonstrate comprehension of
Use basic interpretive reading skills to answer
questions orally or in writing related to ideas, themes, characters, or
sequences of events in a passage.
Use vocabulary from various sources in written
responses such as journal entries, answers to oral and written questions, and
paragraphs on topics from assigned readings that may include books, magazines,
newspapers, textbooks, and other original sources.