Reading Class Course Description:
This course offers instruction designed to increase word knowledge and improve reading comprehension while focusing upon the application of specific reading strategies, critical thinking skills and study skills to assist students in achieving success in all academic areas. A variety of literature and instructional materials that reflect the diversity of our nation and the world, as well as the interest and abilities of the students will be used to enable students to meet high standards and expectations.
*Basically, my goal is for all of my students to have the skills to read any literary and academic reading in their near and far futures.
Outline of Skills Taught in Order and Retaught Recursively:
Claim and Evidence: (How to answer a written literature answer.)
Details and Organization
Paradox Vs. Oxymoron and Antitheses
Cause and Effect