Learning Support Reading: Tentative Schedule
Fall 2005, Nielsen, READ 0098, Section 2

 

Week  Date                Activity
 

1.         Aug. 22            Course Introduction, Syllabus, Expectations, Attendance and
                                    Syllabus Sign-off Sheets, Novel Reading
            Aug. 23            Characteristics of Successful Readers
            Aug. 24            Vocabulary in Context; Learning Vocabulary
            Aug. 25            Read and Complete Chapter 1 in Langan (pp. 15-30)
                                    Timed Reading Assessment 1; Discuss Summary 1
                                    Introduce Chapters 1 & 2 in Vocabulary Book
            Aug. 26            COMPASS Pretest 1; Read pp. 67-91 in Reading for College

2.         Aug. 29            Main Ideas Introduction
            Aug. 30
            Read and Complete Chapter 2 in Langan (pp. 49-75);
                                   
Practice and Reading Selection; Short Main Idea Practice
            Aug. 31            Main Idea Practice (continued); Reading and Studying Math
            Sept. 1             Chaps. 1 & 2 Vocabulary Quiz; Chapter 1 Quiz
     
      Sept. 2             Understanding Details

3.         Sept. 5             Labor Day Holiday: No Class
           
Sept. 6             Introduce Chapters 3 and 4 in Vocabulary Book
                                    Read and Complete Chapter 3 in Langan (pp. 93-113);
            Sept. 7             Detail Practice/Reading Selection
           
Sept. 8             Chapters 2 and 3 Quiz; Chapters 3 & 4 Vocabulary Quiz  
           
Sept. 9             Timed Reading Assessment 2;
                                    Test-taking Strategies; Read pp. 54-55 in Reading for College
                                   
Summary 1 Due

4.         Sept. 12           Introduction to Implied Main Ideas; Chapter 5 in Vocabulary Book

            Sept. 13           Read and Complete Chapter 4 in Langan (pp. 131-153)

            Sept. 14           Implied Main Idea Practice

            Sept. 15           Practice COMPASS Test 2

            Sept. 16           Chapter 4 Quiz and Chapter 5 Vocabulary Quiz

5.         Sept. 19           Relationships Between & Within Sentences; Chap. 6 Vocabulary

            Sept. 20           COMPASS Test 3; Read and Complete Chap. 5 in Langan (pp. 171-191)

            Sept. 21           COMPASS Practice 3 Review; Chapter 6 Practice

            Sept. 22           Relationships (Continued)

            Sept. 23           Reading Selection/Application; Vocabulary 6 Quiz
                                    Read and Complete Chapter 6 in Langan (pp. 215-239)

6.                  Sept. 26           COMPASS Practice Test 4

Sept. 27           Discussion of Practice Test 4; Read pp. 135-170 in Reading for College

Sept. 28           Practice 5 and 6; Musical Examples

Sept. 29           Chapters 5 & 6 Quiz; Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz

Sept. 30           Summary 2 Due; Timed Reading Assessment 3

7.         Oct. 3              Chapter 7: Fact and Opinion; Chap. 13 Vocabulary Book        

            Oct. 4              Chapter 7 Application; Read and Complete Chapter 7 in Langan (pp. 265-281)

            Oct. 5              Introduction to Inferences

            Oct. 6              Read and Complete Chapter 8 in Langan (pp. 301-326); COMPASS Practice Test 5

            Oct. 7              Discussion of Practice Test 5; Vocabulary 13 Quiz

8.         Oct. 10            Inference Practice; Introduce Chapter 14 Vocabulary

            Oct. 11             Reading Selection (Hypatia) and Discussion

            Oct. 12             More Work with Inference; Timed Reading Assessment 4

            Oct. 13              Chapters 7 & 8 Quiz; Vocabulary 14 Quiz

            Oct. 14              Introduction to Purpose and Tone; Introduce Vocabulary 15

9          Oct. 17                        Fall Break: No Class

            Oct. 18                        Purpose and Tone Practice
                                                Read and Complete Chapter 9 in Langan (pp. 343-363)          

            Oct. 19                        COMPASS Practice Reading Test # 6
            Oct. 20                        Discuss Practice Test 6
            Oct. 21                        Chapter 9 Quiz; Vocabulary 15 Quiz

 

10.       Oct. 24                        Introduction to Argument; Vocabulary Chapter 16

            Oct. 25                        Read and Complete Chapter 10 in Langan (pp. 383-402); Practice
            Oct. 26                        COMPASS Practice Reading Test 7
            Oct. 27                        Discussion of Practice Test 7; Vocabulary 16 Quiz

Oct. 28                        Timed Reading Assessment 5; Novel Reminder

11.       Oct. 31                        In-class Novel Activity; BRING NOVEL; Vocabulary Chapter 17

            Nov. 1                         COMPASS Diagnostic Posttest (Test #8)

            Nov. 2                         Novel Reading; Chapter 10 Practice

            Nov. 3                         Novel Reading; COMPASS Mini Practice

            Nov. 4                         Chapter 10 Quiz; Vocabulary 17 Quiz

12.       Nov. 7                         COMPASS Practice Reading Test 9
        
   Nov. 8                         Discussion of Practice Test 9
            Nov. 9                         Complete Novel Discussion 
            Nov. 10                       Mini Reading Tests; Timed Reading Assessment 6
            Nov. 11                       Class Average & Eligibility to Take COMPASS Final

 

COMPASS DATE:    Week of November 14; exact date to be announced.

 

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