Authentic reading. Becoming more effective and confident readers through high-interest readings on academic subjects. Skills and strategies for effective reading, vocabulary building, note-taking, and critical thinking. Discussing and writing about ideas presented in text, building upon beginner speaking and writing skills. Organization and comprehension techniques to further enable fluency and develop critical and strategic thinking skills with guidance. Developing a sense of sequence of a work, and the ability to retell happenings in order of occurrence using appropriate transitions. Developing emergent critical thinking skills.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017