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									                                  REA 055 Class Schedule
                                        Spring, 2008
                            Catherine Wishart, Adjunct Instructor
                                      cwishart@bcc.edu
                                    www.easyliteracy.com

Please note: all homework assignments will be due for the next class period. Students are
expected to correct their own book activities and be ready to ask questions about specific
problems that were difficult.
     Date             In-class Lectures and Assignments            Homework Assignments
Tuesday,          Introduction                                Ten Steps to Building College
January 22        Review Course Syllabus                      Reading Skills: Read
                  Class Expectations                          “Introduction,” pages 1 to 30.
                  Vocabulary Chapter 1                        Write a response to Question1,
                  Exit Exercise                               page 22.
                                                              Vocabulary Chapter 1 Final Check
Thursday,         Review Homework as Needed                   Ten Steps Review Test 1, page 49,
January 24        Townsend Press Website:                     Review Test 2, page 50
                       Set-up                                Review Test 3, page 51
                       Vocabulary Chapter 1 Sentence         Vocabulary Chapter 2 and 3 Final
                      Check 2                                 Check
                  Ten Steps Chapter 1: Dictionary Use, page
                  33, Practice 1 – 6
                  Vocabulary Chapter 2 and 3
                  Journal Entry:
                  Exit Exercise
Tuesday,          Review Homework as Needed                   Ten Steps – write a response to
January 29        Ten Steps Chapter 1: Review Test 4, page    Question 1, page 55
                  52                                          Mastery Tests 5, 6 (pages 65 – 68)
                  Mastery Test 1, 2                           Vocabulary Chapter 4 Final Check
                  Vocabulary Chapter 4
                  Ten Steps Chapter 2:Vocabulary in Context,
                  page 69, Practice 1 – 3
                  Seven Keys to Comprehension: Sensory
                  Images
                  Exit Exercise
Thursday,         Review Homework as Needed                   Ten Steps – Mastery Tests 4, 5, 6
January 31        Vocabulary Chapter 5, 6                     (pages 103 – 108)
                  Ten Steps Chapter 2: Practice 4, Review     Vocabulary Chapters 5, 6 Final
                  Test 1, 2, 3                                Check
                  Review Test 4                               Study for test on Vocabulary in
                  Townsend Website: Vocabulary chapters 2, Context
                  3 – Sentence 2 Check
                  Dictionary Use – Exercise 1, 2
                  Vocabulary in Context – Exercise 1, 2,
                  Mastery Test 1, 2
                  Journal Entry:
                  Exit Exercise
     Date             In-class Lectures and Assignments            Homework Assignments
REA 055 – Building College Reading Skills – Spring 2008
Tuesday,         Review Homework as Needed                    Study for Vocabulary Unit 1 Test
February 5       Concentration! Review of Unit 1              Vocabulary Chapter 7 Final Check
                 Vocabulary
                 Vocabulary Chapter 7
                 Chapter 2: Vocabulary in Context Test –
                 Untimed
                 Exit Exercise
Thursday,        Ten Steps Chapter 3 Main Ideas: Practice 1   Journal Entry
February 7       –4                                           Choose Story for Writing
                 Vocabulary Chapters 8, 9                     Assignment #1 – stories are found
                 Unit 1 Vocabulary Test – Untimed             at www.easyliteracy.com
                 Townsend Press Vocabulary Chapters 7, 8,     Vocabulary Chapters 8, 9 – Final
                 9 Sentence Check 2                           Check
                 Exit Exercise
Tuesday,         Ten Steps Chapter 3 Main Ideas: Practice 5   Ten Steps Review Tests 2, 3 (pages
February 12      – 7, Review Test 1                           128 – 131)
                 Vocabulary Chapter 10                        Write a one to two paragraph
                 Seven Keys to Comprehension: Background      summary of Story for Writing
                 Knowledge                                    Assignment #1. Answer these
                                                              questions:
                                                                  Who are the main
                                                                 characters?
                                                                  What is the plot?
                                                                  What is the lesson the story
                                                                 is trying to teach?
Thursday,      Review Homework as Needed                      Ten Steps Mastery Tests 3 – 6
February 14    Ten Steps Chapter 3 Main Ideas: Review         (pages 141 – 148)
               Test 4                                         Take-Home Test: Vocabulary
               Vocabulary Chapters 11, 12                     Unit 2
               Townsend Press Main Ideas Exercises 1, 2,
               Mastery Tests 1, 2
               Journal Entry
               Exit Exercise
Tuesday,       Vocabulary Chapter 13                          Vocabulary Chapter 13 Final
February 19    Review Main Idea                               Check
               Chapter 3 Main Idea Test – Untimed
               Exit Exercise
Thursday,      Vocabulary Chapters 14, 15                     Vocabulary Chapter 14, 15 Final
February 21    Ten Steps Chapter 4 Supporting Details:        Check
               Practice 1, 2                                  Supporting Details Review Tests 1,
               Townsend Website – Vocabulary Chapters         2, 3
               13, 1: Practice 1, 2
               Townsend Website – Vocabulary Chapters
               13, 14, 15 Sentence Check 2
               Ten Steps Supporting Details Exercises 1, 2,
               Mastery Tests 1 – 4
               Journal Entry
               Exit Exercise
    Date           In-class Lectures and Assignments              Homework Assignments
REA 055 – Building College Reading Skills – Spring 2008
Tuesday,        Review Homework as Needed                    Vocabulary Chapter 16 Final
February 26     Ten Steps Review Test 4 (page 166)           Check
                Vocabulary Chapter 16                        Choose Story for Writing
                Seven Keys to Comprehension: Questioning     Assignment #2 – stories are found
                Supporting Details Test - Untimed            at www.easyliteracy.com
                Exit Exercise
Thursday,       Vocabulary Chapters 17, 18                   Ten Steps Review Tests 1 – 3
February 28     Ten Steps Chapter 5 Location of Main         Mastery Tests 4, 5, 6
                Ideas: Practice 1 – 3                        Vocabulary Chapters 17, 18 Final
                Townsend Press Site – Vocabulary Chapters    Check
                16, 17, 18 Sentence Check 2                  Write a one to two paragraph
                Ten Steps Location of Main Ideas Exercises   summary of Story for Writing
                1, 2, Mastery Tests 1 – 3                    Assignment #2. Answer these
                Concentration! Review for Vocabulary Unit    questions:
                3 Test                                            Who are the main
                Journal Entry                                    characters?
                Exit Exercise                                     What is the plot?
                                                             What is the lesson the story is
                                                             trying to teach?
March 4 – 6     Spring Break                                 Study for Midterm and Vocabulary
                                                             Test
Tuesday,        Mid-Term                                     Study for Vocabulary Test
March 11
Thursday,       Vocabulary Chapters 19, 20                   Vocabulary Chapters 19, 20 Final
March 13        Ten Steps Chapter 6 Relationships I:         Check
                Practice Tests 1 – 3
                Who Wants to be a Millionaire Vocabulary
                Review
                Vocabulary Unit 3 Test
                Vocabulary Chapters 19, 20 Sentence
                Check 2
                Journal Entry
                Exit Exercise
Tuesday,        Vocabulary Chapter 21                        Ten Steps Review Tests 1, 2, 3
March 18        Ten Steps Chapter 6 Relationships I:         Vocabulary Chapter 21 Final
                Practice 4, 5, Review Test 4                 Check
Thursday,       Vocabulary Chapters 22, 23                   Vocabulary Chapter 22, 23 Final
March 20        Townsend Website Vocabulary Chapters         Check
                21, 22, 23 Sentence Check 2                  Mastery Tests 5, 6 (pages 253 –
                Ten Steps Chapter 6 Exercise 1, 2, Mastery   256)
                Tests 1 – 4
                Journal Entry
                Exit Exercise




   Date            In-class Lectures and Assignments             Homework Assignments
REA 055 – Building College Reading Skills – Spring 2008
Tuesday,        Vocabulary Chapter 24                         Vocabulary Chapter 24 Final
March 25        Ten Steps Chapter 7 Relationships II:         Check
                Practice 1 – 3                                Choose Story for Writing
                Seven Steps to Comprehension: Drawing         Assignment #3. Stories are found
                Inferences                                    at www.easyliteracy.com.
                Relationships I Test – Untimed
                Exit Exercise
Thursday,       Vocabulary Chapter 25                         Chapter 25 Final Check
March 27        Ten Steps Chapter 7 Relationships II:         Review Tests 1 – 3 (pages 277 –
                Practice 4 – 8.                               281)
                Townsend Website: Vocabulary Chapters         Write a one to two paragraph
                24, 25 Sentence Check 2                       summary of Story for Writing
                Ten Steps Relationships II Exercises 1, 2,    Assignment #3. Answer these
                Mastery Tests 1 – 4                           questions:
                Vocabulary Unit 4 Test - Untimed                   Who are the main
                Journal Entry                                     characters?
                Exit Exercise                                      What is the plot?
                                                              What is the lesson the story is
                                                              trying to teach?
Tuesday,        Review Homework as Needed                     Chapter 26 Final Check
April 1         Vocabulary Chapter 26                         Mastery Tests 1 & 2 (pages 300 to
                Ten Steps Chapter 7 Relationships II:         304)
                Review Test 4, Mastery Tests 5, 6
                “Winners, Losers, or Just Kids?” page 421
Thursday,       Review Homework as Needed                     Chapter 27 Final Check
April 3         Vocabulary Chapter 27
                Clue!
                Ten Steps Chapter 8 Inferences: Practice 1
                Townsend Website: Vocabulary Chapters
                26, 27 Sentence Check 2
                Relationships II Test – Untimed
                Journal Entry
Tuesday,        Vocabulary Chapter 28                         Ten Steps Review Tests 1 – 3
April 8         Ten Steps Chapter 8 Inferences: Practice 2,   (pages 322 – 325)
                3
                Seven Steps to Comprehension:
                Determining Importance
                “The Storyteller” page 429
                Exit Exercise
Thursday,       Review Homework as Needed                     Ten Steps Mastery Tests 5, 6
April 10        Ten Steps Chapter 8 Inferences: Review        (pages 339 – 342)
                Test 4                                        Vocabulary Unit 5 Take-Home
                Townsend Website: Vocabulary Chapter 28       Test
                Sentence Check 2
                Ten Steps Inferences Exercises 1, 2,
                Mastery Tests 1 – 4
                Exit Exercise

   Date            In-class Lectures and Assignments              Homework Assignments
REA 055 – Building College Reading Skills – Spring 2008
Tuesday,        Review Homework as Needed
April 15        Ten Steps Chapter 9 Implied Main Ideas:
                Practice 1 – 2
                Seven Steps to Comprehension:
                Synthesizing
                “Disaster and Friendship” page 439
                Exit Exercise

Thursday,       Ten Steps Chapter 9 Implied Main Ideas:      Ten Steps Review Tests 1 – 3
April 17        Practice 3 – 4, Review Test 4                (pages 356 – 360)
                Seven Keys to Comprehension: Fix-Up          Mastery Tests 4 – 6 (pages 375 –
                Strategies                                   380)
                Townsend Website: Ten Steps Implied Main     “Adult Children at Home” (page
                Ideas Exercises 1, 2, Mastery Tests 1 – 3    457)
                “Read All About It” page 448
                Exit Exercise
Tuesday,        Review Homework as Needed                    Ten Steps Review Tests 1 – 3
April 22        Ten Steps Chapter 10 The Basics of           (pages 394 – 396)
                Argument: Practice 1 – 4                     “False Ideas About Reading” (page
                “How to Make It in College, Now That         479)
                You’re Here” page 466
                Implied Main Ideas Test – Untimed
                Exit Exercise
Thursday,       Ten Steps Chapter 10 The Basics of           Ten Steps Mastery Tests 4 – 6
April 24        Argument: Review Test 4                      (pages 413 – 418)
                “Are You a Good Listener?” page 487          “Dealing with Feelings” (page
                Townsend Website: Basics of Argument,        497)
                Exercises 1, 2, Mastery Tests 1 – 3
                Combined Skills Exercises 1, 2
Tuesday,        Review for Final                             Review for Final
April 29        “Childhood Stress and Resilience” page 507
Thursday,       Final Exam
May 1
Tuesday,        Conferences
May 6
Thursday,       Conferences
May 8




   Date            In-class Lectures and Assignments             Homework Assignments
REA 055 – Building College Reading Skills – Spring 2008

								
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