READ 110D POWER READING 

COURSE OUTLINE - CALENDAR OF LECTURE / ASSIGNMENTS / QUIZZES

 

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READ 110D POWER READING                                                                       SPRING 2013

CARLA THOMSON, PROFESSOR                     VOICE MAIL:  744-1150 EXT. 2792

EMAIL:  cthomson@palomar.edu

 

                                                      COURSE OUTLINE

                                                                                           

NOTE:                     ASSIGNMENTS MAY CHANGE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INSTRUCTOR.

BE SURE TO ATTEND CLASS.

 

TEXTS:          DRV = DEVELOPING READING VERSATILITY

1100 WORDS

 

NOTE:         Unless instructed otherwise, complete all exercises included in DRV assigned pages.

 

 

 

WK

 

DATE

 

CLASS ACTIVITY

 

ASSIGNMENT DUE

 

 

1

 

1/22

 

Course Introduction

 

 

 

 

 

1/24

Pre-Testing

Nelson/Denny B

Establishing a Base Reading Rate

 

Purchase Textbook and Materials

Pay Lab Fee
Choose Indie Book #1 and begin reading 30 min./day at least 5 days each week

 

 

 

2

 

1/29

 

Self-Assessment/Goal Setting

Review Testing Profiles

Reading Inventory

 

Lab Intro/Orientation/ - Folders, Assignments,

Record Keeping

 

Bring 1st Indie Book to Class

 

 

 

 

 

1/31

 

Lab Review/Questions

 

BLACKBOARD ORIENTATION

Bring texts to class

Bring 1st Indie Book

 

 

3

 

2/5

 

Orientation Review/Questions

 

 

Intro to Reading Process

Preview Texts

 

 

Vocabulary Intro

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 3

 

 

 

DRV pp. xv-xvi, 1-4 - Intro to Text/Reading Improvement Goals

 

DRV pp. 5-20 - Vocabulary Building

Unless otherwise instructed, always complete all practice exercises, but not applications

 

Reading Inventory

Essay

 

Bring 1st Indie Book and both texts

Blog #1 – Post to Blackboard Discussion Board

Wk 2 lab work

6 hrs logged on P.A.T

 

 

 

 

2/7

 

Course Overview


INCREASING READING EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS

Reading Rate, Concentration & Flexibility

Modes of Reading

Levels of Comprehension

Literal  Comprehension

Bring 1st Indie Book and both texts

 

VOCAB BUILDING - DRV pgs. 23-32

 

 

 

4

 

2/12

 

INCREASING READING EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS (cont’d)

Literal Comprehension:

   Stages of Reading

   Metacognition/Schema

   Importance of background knowledge

 

PREVIEW LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 4

GRADED LAB CHECK - 9 HOURS AND

ALL LAB ASSIGNMENTS WKS 1-3

Blog #2

 

 

 

 

 

2/14

 

 

VOCAB REVIEW AND PRACTICE QUIZ #1 – 1100 WORDS  Weeks 1-2

 

BOOK SELLS SIGN UP SHEET

 

Prepare for VOCAB PRACTICE QUIZ

1100 WORDS WEEKS 1 & 2

 

Bring 1st Indie Book and both texts

 

 

 

PRESIDENTS’ HOLIDAY     2/15 – 2/18     LAB WILL BE CLOSED

 

 

5

2/19

 

 

VOCAB QUIZ #1 – 1100 WORDS  Weeks 1-2

 

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 5

 

STUDY for VOCAB QUIZ #1

1100 WORDS  Weeks 1-2

Blog #3

 

 

 

2/21

CONCEPT QUICK QUIZ #1

OPEN  NOTES

 

Literal Comprehension:

     Discuss Patterns of Organization DRV homework

 

READING EFFICIENCY

         Myths

         Good and Poor Reading Habits 

 

REVIEW NOTES FOR CONCEPT QUICK QUIZ #1

 

Bring 2nd Indie Book AND DRV

 

DRV pp. 80-94 - Patterns of

       Organization

B1 – 1,3,4,9,10

B2 – all

 

 

6

 

2/26

 

READING EFFICIENCY

         Good and Poor Reading Habits  (cont’d)  

 

VOCAB REVIEW QUIZ #2 – 1100 WORDS  Weeks 3-4

   

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 6

 

Blog #4

Bring 2nd Indie Book

 

 

 

 

2/28

 

 VOCAB QUIZ #2 – 1100 WORDS  Weeks 3-4

STUDY for VOCAB QUIZ #2

1100 WORDS  Weeks 3-4

 

7

 

3/5

 

Pacing Techniques #1

 

CONCEPT QUICK QUIZ #2

INCLUDES HABITS, MYTHS, PATTERNS OF ORGANIZATION (FROM DRV PGS. 80-94)

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 7

 

Blog #5

Bring Pacing Drill Material

 

REVIEW NOTES FOR CONCEPT QUICK QUIZ #2

 

 

3/7

WRITING ROULETTE  - 1100 WORDS  WEEKS 5-6

VOCAB REVIEW FOR QUIZ #3 1100 WORDS  WEEKS 5-6

BRING 1100 WORDS

BE PREPARED FOR WRITING PRACTICE USING WORDS WKS 5-6

 

8

 

3/12

 

Midterm-Testing

Nelson/Denny D

 

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 8

 

Bring 8.5 x 11’ scantron

 

Blog #6

 

 

 

3/14

 

READING EFFICIENCY

         Visual / Non-visual Information

 

Bring 3rd Indie Book

 

 

9

 

3/19

 

VOCAB QUIZ #3 – 1100 WORDS  WEEKS 5-6

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 9

 

Graded Lab Check

 

Blog #7

 

Bring 3rd Indie Book

STUDY FOR VOCAB QUIZ #3

1100 WORDS  WEEKS 5-6

GRADED LAB CHECK -  24 HOURS AND

ALL LAB ASSIGNMENTS WKS 4-8

 

 

 

3/21

 

READING EFFICIENCY

     Fixations

     Pacing Techniques #2 – STRAIGHT DOWN

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 10

 

 

 

SPRING RECESS   3/25 – 3/31     LAB WILL BE CLOSED

 

 

4/2

CATCH UP DAY

 

Blog #8

 

 

4/4

 

 

SCANNING

     Pacing Techniques #3 – S Curve and Z Sweep

 

VOCAB REVIEW QUIZ #4 - 1100 WORDS  WKS 7 & 8

BRING BOOK #3 and  DRV

 

 

11

 

4/9

VOCAB QUIZ #4 - 1100 WORDS  Weeks 7-8

 

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 11

 

STUDY FOR VOCAB QUIZ #4

1100 WORDS  Weeks 7-8

Bring 4th Indie Book to Class

Blog #9

 

 

 

4/11

 

 FINISH SCANNING

 

CONCEPT QUICK QUIZ #3 –VISUAL AND NON-VISUAL INFORMATION, FIXATIONS, SCANNING

BRING DRV

 

REVIEW NOTES FOR CONCEPT QUICK QUIZ #3

 

12

 

4/16

READING EFFICIENCY

      Skimming

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 12

 

Blog #10

 

 

 

 

4/18

 

COLLEGE READING & STUDY SKILLS

STUDY READING

SQ3R – STAGES OF READING & MATRIX

SQ3R PRACTICE

S.G. LIST FOR VOCAB QUIZ #5  1100 WORDS  WEEKS 9 & 10

 

Study Reading Strategies  -  DRV         pp. 118 - 143

 

START BRINGING DRV  TO EVERY CLASS FROM NOW ON

 

Bring 5th Indie Book to Class

13

4/23

 

VOCAB QUIZ #5 1100 WORDS  WEEKS 9-10

 

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 13

STUDY FOR VOCAB QUIZ #5

1100 WORDS WEEKS 9-10

GRADED LAB CHECK - 36 HOURS AND

ALL LAB ASSIGNMENTS WKS 9-12

Blog #11

 

4/25

CATCH UP DAY

 

 

14

 

4/30

 

RAPID READING:

     40 MINUTE NOVEL SESSION 1 –

     Counts as one indie book  -  genre  of your choice

 

CONCEPT QUICK QUIZ #4 –SKIMMING, PACING, SQ3R, CONCENTRATION / TIME MANAGEMENT

 

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 14

Graded Lab Check

REVIEW NOTES FOR CONCEPT QUICK QUIZ #4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5/2

 

RAPID READING

     40 MINUTE NOVEL SESSION 2

 

UNIT INTRO:  CRITICAL READING

     Detecting Propaganda – Discuss DRV pp. 187-199

 

LAB ASSIGNMENTS WK 15

 

Blog #12

 

DRV pp. 187-199 -  Propaganda (including APPLICATION 1 p. 199 for Extra Credit)

 

Bring 6th Indie Book to Class – Choose from Booklist #6 or #7

 

15

 

5/7

 

Vocab Practice #6

S.G. LIST FOR VOCAB QUIZ #6  - 1100 WORDS WEEKS 11-12

Discuss:  DRV pp. 259-281, Inference/Drawing Conclusions

Inclass Activity – Drawing Conclusions based on Inferences

 

Blog #13

 

DRV pp. 259-281, Inference/Drawing Conclusions

 

 

 

 

 

5/9

VOCAB QUIZ #61100 WORDS WEEKS 11-12

 

STUDY FOR VOCAB QUIZ #6

1100 WORDS WEEKS 11-12

 

16

 

5/14

 

Lab Check

Post-Testing

Nelson/Denny F

Final Exam Take Home Component Assigned

 

Blog #14

Bring 8.5 x 11’ scantron

 

 

 

 

5/16

 

LAST CLASS

Lab Review/Reflection

Post Test Profiles

Self-Assessment

 

ALL BLOGS AND COMPLETED INDIE BOOK LIST POSTED ON BLACKBOARD

 

FINAL LAB DUE

45 HOURS AND

ALL LAB ASSIGNMENTS COMPLETED

 

 

TUES

5/21

8  – 9:50

 

 

FINAL EXAM

Take Home Component Due -  Essay

 

 

 

 

 

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