Reading I

OVERVIEW

The purpose of this course is to provide instruction that enables you to accelerate the development of reading and writing skills and to strengthen those skills so you are able to successfully read and write grade-level text independently. Instruction emphasizes reading comprehension, writing fluency, and vocabulary study through the use of a variety of literary and informational texts that encompass a broad range of text structures, genres, and levels of complexity.

MAJOR CONCEPTS

Segment I

  • Prediction
  • Inference
  • Summarize
  • Clarify
  • Visualize
  • Questioning
  • Fluency
  • Comprehension
  • Sequencing
  • Story Elements
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Cause and Effect
  • Main Idea
  • Critical thinking
  • Facts and Details
  • Vocabulary study
  • Word choice
  • Prewriting
  • Narrative writing
  • Persuasive writing
  • Expository writing
  • Research skills
  • Genre exploration
  • Poetry
  • Fiction reading
  • Non-fiction reading
  • Biography study
  • Autobiography study
  • Note taking skills
  • Outlining
  • Context clues
  • Vocabulary mapping
  • Word semantics
  • Varied language exposure
  • Background knowledge
  • Text organization
  • Plot development
  • Point of view
  • Reader’s response
  • Shared reading
  • Scaffolding
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Text interpretation
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Active reading

Segment II

  • Nonfiction reading
  • Main Idea and Details
  • Elements of Fiction – Setting
  • Vocabulary study
  • Persuasive essay
  • Gerunds
  • Poetry
  • Cause and Effect
  • Historical Fiction
  • Research
  • Critical thinking
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Antonyms, Synonyms, Homonyms
  • Letter writing
  • Prediction
  • Fiction reading
  • Nonfiction reading
  • Theme study
  • Similes and metaphors
  • Persuasive writing
  • Narrative writing
  • Expository writing
  • Fact and Opinion
  • Fluency
  • Prewriting
  • 5 paragraph essay writing
  • Homophones
  • Active reading
  • Story Elements
  • Comprehension
  • Reference materials
  • Inference
  • Plot development
  • Point of view
  • Supporting details
  • Author’s purpose
  • Summarizing
  • Word semantics
  • Outlining
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Fee Details

Progam Regular
Fee Component  Course Fee
Amount (USD)  $ 409
Description To be paid by the student at the time of Enrollment.

Grade Level

Grade 6

Duration

Annual

Requirements

Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and to evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, essays, oral assessments, and discussions. Instructors evaluate progress and provide interventions through the variety of assessments built into a course, as well as through contact with the student in other venues

Prerequisites

None

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