Reading is an important skill in education and in everyday life. In this course, students will improve their academic reading level. They will work weekly in an online program called Reading Plus that provides leveled reading and vocabulary practice to increase comprehension and reading rate. Additional weekly assignments provided by the teacher focus on reading strategies, test taking and comprehension skills needed by each individual student.
Course materials: Reading Plus (a web based reading program) and weekly assignments including VoiceThreads and materials provided by the teacher on a weekly basis.
Standards met: This course is designed to provide extra support, to students in the areas of reading, vocabulary development, reading strategies and test taking skills.
Credit: 0.5 (This is a one semester class. Each quarter = 0.25 credit)
Honors opportunity: No