Study Skills helps students improve their reading skills, increase vocabulary and build upon their test taking skills. Students are required to work weekly in a web based reading program called Reading Plus. Reading Plus provides practice to increase reading comprehension, speed, and vocabulary. 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