The course requirements, relevant assignments and readings are outlined in the material that follows on this page.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify main ideas within complex reading passages.
2. Infer the meaning of unfamiliar words by using context clues and word parts.
3. Draw conclusions based on complex readings.
4. Write a coherent response to a passage.
5. Write a summary of a passage.
Homework: You are expected to complete all homework BEFORE coming to class. Quizzes on homework material will be given during the first 10 minutes of class. There will be no make up for quizzes given in class.
Tests: Test dates are on the syllabus. You must take the test with the class. No make up test will be given unless previous arrangements have been made with the instructor. In such a case, the make up MUST be taken before the tests are returned to the class (usually the next class period)>
Cheating: Cheating in any form will result in a grade of zero. Cheating is against College policy and is totally unacceptable.
Behavior: Any behavior that prevents other students from learning or that disturbs the class is unacceptable. Disruptive students will be asked to leave. Missed work cannot be made up.
Tests and Quizzes 70% Final Exam 30%
90-100=A 80-89=B 70-79=C 60-69=D Below 60=F
STUDENTS MUST EARN A GRADE OF C OR BETTER TO PASS