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WEEK of CLASS 

MWF Classes  

READ 10 -- SYLLABUS -- SPRING 2010

TTH Classes  

Week 1

1/11--1/15

 

Topic:  Course Overview / Active Reading

 

1/12--14

Week 2

1/18--1/22

Due  / Test

1/20

Topic: Active Learning

Test Chapter 1, Active Learning
Homework due pp. 23-56
Complete Net Search #1. Choose ONE from either pp. 36 or p. 45. Write two or three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information

 

 

 

1/19--1/21

 

Due  / Test

1/21

Week 3

1/25--1/29

Due  / Test

1/29

Topic: Vocabulary

Test Chapter 2, Vocabulary
Homework due p. 92-95.Complete Net Search #2. Choose ONE from p. 91. Write two or three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Complete 5 analogies and submit them. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.

1/26-1/28

 

Due  / Test

1/28

 

Week 4

2/1--2/5

Due  / Test

2/8

Topic: Strategic Reading and Study

Test Chapter 3, Strategic Reading and Study
Homework Due pp. 117-148; Complete Net Search #3. Choose ONE from p. 123 or p. 134 or p. 144. Write two or three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.

2/2--2/4

 

Due  / Test

2/4

 

Week 5

2/8--2/12

Topic: Main Ideas

 

2/9--2/11

 

 

Week 6

2/15--2/19

Topic: Main Ideas

2/16-2/18

 

 

Due  / Test

9/23

Week 7

2/22--2/26

Due  / Test

2/24

Topic: Main Ideas

Test 4, Main Ideas
Homework Due pp. 197-232; Complete Net Search #4. Choose ONE from p. 205, p. 218, or p. 229. Write two or three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.

2/23--2/25

 

 

Due  / Test

2/23

Week 8 3/1--3/5

Due  / Test

3/5

Topic: Patterns of Organization

Test Chapter 5, Patterns of Organization

Homework Due pp. 257-292; Complete Net Search #5. Choose ONE from p. 265, p. 274, or p. 286. Write two or three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.

 

3/2--3/4

 

 

Due  / Test

3/4

Week 9

3/8--3/12

Due  / Test

3/12

Topic: Organizing Textbook Information

Test 6, Organizing Textbook Information
Homework Due pp. 313-350; Choose ONE from p. 322, p. 336 or p. 346. Write two or three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.  

 

 

3/9--3/11

 

 

 

Due  / Test

3/11

 

Week 10

3/22--3/26

Topic: Inferences

 

 

3/23--3/25

 

 

 

 

Week 11

3/29--4/2

Due  / Test

3/29

Topic: Inferences

Test 7, Inferences
Homework Due pp. 386-418; Complete Net Search #7. Choose ONE from p. 392, p. 403 or p. 412. Write two or three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.

 

 

 

 

3/30--4/1

 

Due  / Test

3/30

Week 12

4/5--4/9

Due  / Test

4/9

 

Topic: Point of View

Test  8, Point of View
Homework Due pp. 456-477;Complete Net Search #8. Choose ONE from p. 457, p. 465 or p. 473. Write two to three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.

 

 

 

4/6--4/8

Due  / Test

4/8

Week 13

4/12--4/16

Topic: Critical Thinking

 

4/13--4/15

Week 14

4/19--4/23

Due  / Test

4/19

Topic: Crtical Thinking

Test 9, Critical Thinking
Homework Due pp. 507-532; Complete Net Search #9. Choose ONE from p. 514, p. 519 or p. 528.  Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.

 

 

4/20--4/22

Due  / Test

4/20

Week 15

4/26--4/30

Due  / Test

4/26

Topic: Graphic Illustrations

Test 10, Graphic Illustrations
Homework Due pp. 548-576;Complete Net Search #10. Choose ONE from p. 555, p. 563, or p. 572.  Write two to three paragraphs to summarize your findings. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.

 

4/27--4/29

Due  / Test

4/27

Week 16

5/3--5/7

Due  / Test

5/3

Topic: Rate and Flexibility

Test Chapter 11. Homework Due pp. 539-595;For Net Search #11, find a web site that sells Speed Reading Programs. Research a speed reading program and summarize it two or three paragraphs. Discuss whether or not you would purchase this program.  

 

 

 

 

5/4--5/6

Due  / Test

5/4

Week 17

5/10--5/12

Due  / Test

5/10

Topic: Test Taking Strategies & Practice Final

Test Chapter 12 Homework: Net Search 12. Find a website on how to take tests. Research and summarize in two or three paragraphs. Discuss how you would or would not implement these strategies when you take a test. Be sure to cite your source.

 

 

 

 

5/11--5/13

Due  / Test

5/11

Week 18

5/17--20

FINAL EXAMS WEEK

9 MWF---- 8-9:50 a.m. 5/17/10

10 MWF----10-11:50 a.m.5/19/10

11 MWF----10-11:50 a.m.5/17/10

9:30-10:45 TTH---8-9:50 a.m.5/20/10

5/17--5/20

     

 

 

 

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