The goal of this class is to review, reinforce and introduce reading skills and strategies used by effective readers, vocabulary development is taught.
Students will be assigned reading projects and homework.
Quizzes and tests (midterm and final) will be administered. Report cards will be distributed at the midterm and at the conclusion of the term.
Students read nonfiction text to build background knowledge and realistic and historical fiction.
Documents are also used to introduce information.
Power Reading I : Students read and learn about;
1. United States' symbols, famous people, and famous places.
2. Science topics
Power Reading II : Students read and learn about;
1. the government of the United States
2. the regions of the United States.
Power Reading III : Students read and learn about a historical era of
the United States.
: Students explore literary themes.