Syllabus
Reading and Vocabulary 2

Reading and Vocabulary 2

COMG-3023

CE Summer 2013
05/28/2013 - 08/13/2013

Course Information

Section 301
Lecture
TTh 4:15PM - 6:50PM
NRG4 4212
David Stellman
dstellma@austincc.edu

Office Hours

No office hours have been entered for this term

Course Requirements

 

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

 

DF = Discovering Fiction      GBV = Groundwork for Better Vocabulary

 

WEEK 1                    Introduction and Diagnostic Tests

                                    Self-Introductions/Learning games

                                    Ch.1, DF  /  GBV, Ch.1

 

WEEK 2                    Quiz #1 GBV

                                    DF – Ch. 1 Quiz     begin DF- Ch. 2

Study GBV, Ch.2

                                    Quiz #2 GBV

                         

WEEK 3                    DF – Ch. 2 Quiz  begin DF- Ch. 3

                                    Study GBV, Ch.3

                                    Quiz #3 GBV

                                    Skills worksheets-skimming/scanning

                                    Study GBV, Ch.4

 

WEEK 4                    Quiz #4 GBV

                                    DF – Quiz Ch. 3

                                    Study GBV, Ch.5

                                    Quiz #5 GBV

 

                       

WEEK 5                    DF – Quiz Ch. 4

                                    Study GBV, Ch.7

                                    Quiz #6 GBV

                                    skills worksheets-recognizing pronoun referents

                                    Study GBV, Ch.7

 

                       

WEEK 6                    VOCABULARY EXAM UNIT 1 (Ch. 1-6)

                                    Begin Ch. 5, DF

                                    *July 4th Holiday- NO CLASS on THURSDAY

 

WEEK 7                    Quiz #7 GBV

                                    DF – Quiz Ch. 5

                                    Study GBV, Ch.8

                                    Quiz #8 GBV

 

WEEK 8                    DF – Quiz Ch. 6

                                    Study GBV, Ch.9

                                    Quiz #9 GBV

                                    DF – Quiz Ch. 7

                                    Study GBV, Ch.10

 

                                   

                                   

 

WEEK 9                    Quiz #10 GBV

                                    Worksheets on pronoun referents/main idea vs. supporting details

                                    Begin Ch. 8, DF

                                    Study GBV, Ch.11

                                    Quiz #11 GBV

 

 

WEEK 10                  DF – Quiz Ch. 8

                                    Study GBV, Ch.12

                                    VOCABULARY EXAM  UNIT 2 (Ch.7-12)

                                    DF – Quiz Ch. 9

                                    Study GBV, Ch.13    

 

 

WEEK 11                  Quiz #13 GBV

                        DF- Quiz Ch. 10

Review reading skills

Study GBV, Ch.14/15

                                    Review reading skills 

 

WEEK 12                  Quiz GBV Ch. 14 & 15

                                    READING EXAM

                                    *Tuesday, December 13 – Last day of Class*

Readings

 

 

TEXTS: Discovering Fiction: An Introduction by Kay &  Gelshenen

 

Additional supplies needed:A 3-ring binder is also required.  

TEXTBOOK WORK TO BE COMPLETED: We will attempt to complete 10 stories from Discovering Fiction. Students will receive vocabulary handouts each week and will be responsible for bringing them to class.

Course Subjects

 

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

 

DF = Discovering Fiction      GBV = Groundwork for Better Vocabulary

 

WEEK 1                    Introduction and Diagnostic Tests

                                    Self-Introductions/Learning games

                                    Ch.1, DF  /  GBV, Ch.1

 

WEEK 2                    Quiz #1 GBV

                                    DF – Ch. 1 Quiz     begin DF- Ch. 2

Study GBV, Ch.2

                                    Quiz #2 GBV

                         

WEEK 3                    DF – Ch. 2 Quiz  begin DF- Ch. 3

                                    Study GBV, Ch.3

                                    Quiz #3 GBV

                                    Skills worksheets-skimming/scanning

                                    Study GBV, Ch.4

 

WEEK 4                    Quiz #4 GBV

                                    DF – Quiz Ch. 3

                                    Study GBV, Ch.5

                                    Quiz #5 GBV

 

                       

WEEK 5                    DF – Quiz Ch. 4

                                    Study GBV, Ch.7

                                    Quiz #6 GBV

                                    skills worksheets-recognizing pronoun referents

                                    Study GBV, Ch.7

 

                       

WEEK 6                    VOCABULARY EXAM UNIT 1 (Ch. 1-6)

                                    Begin Ch. 5, DF

                                    *July 4th Holiday- NO CLASS on THURSDAY

 

WEEK 7                    Quiz #7 GBV

                                    DF – Quiz Ch. 5

                                    Study GBV, Ch.8

                                    Quiz #8 GBV

 

WEEK 8                    DF – Quiz Ch. 6

                                    Study GBV, Ch.9

                                    Quiz #9 GBV

                                    DF – Quiz Ch. 7

                                    Study GBV, Ch.10

 

                                   

                                   

 

WEEK 9                    Quiz #10 GBV

                                    Worksheets on pronoun referents/main idea vs. supporting details

                                    Begin Ch. 8, DF

                                    Study GBV, Ch.11

                                    Quiz #11 GBV

 

 

WEEK 10                  DF – Quiz Ch. 8

                                    Study GBV, Ch.12

                                    VOCABULARY EXAM  UNIT 2 (Ch.7-12)

                                    DF – Quiz Ch. 9

                                    Study GBV, Ch.13    

 

 

WEEK 11                  Quiz #13 GBV

                        DF- Quiz Ch. 10

Review reading skills

Study GBV, Ch.14/15

                                    Review reading skills 

 

WEEK 12                  Quiz GBV Ch. 14 & 15

                                    READING EXAM

                                    *Tuesday, December 13 – Last day of Class*

Student Learning Outcomes/Learning Objectives

 

INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES:

This class will help you:

  • Read for main ideas and distinguish between main ideas and supporting details;
  • Practice and develop the skills of skimming, scanning, and recognizing referents;
  • Practice overall reading comprehension;
  • Expand your vocabulary;       
  • Recognize the role of word forms and their roles in sentence structure;
  • Become independent readers.