Registration guides High school registration guide 2022-23 [copy] - Page 67

READING

ELECTIVE COURSES
GRADES
PREREQUISITES
Reading for High School Success
9 , 10
Reading for Today ’ s World
10 , 11 , 12
Coll Reading and Study Strategies
11 , 12
GPA Top 1 / 3 juniors , top 1 / 2 seniors , instructor permission

READING

Qualifying students will be placed in a Reading intervention course in addition to their grade-level English course based on state and district test scores as well as teacher recommendation . Generally , ninth graders are placed in Reading Foundations I and tenth graders in Reading Foundations II . For more information , please contact your child ’ s school .
Reading for High School Success Intended Audience : Grades 9 and 10 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Improve comprehension in texts related to science , social studies , and math
• Understand how we read differently based on specific content areas
• Apply content-specific reading approaches and strategies to texts in different courses
• Read content area text more efficiently and effectively
Projects / Activities , etc .:
• Read , analyze , and respond to materials found in current high school classes such as science , social studies , and math .
• Use reading to build background knowledge for success in other content areas
• Develop and increase content area vocabulary (‘ wordology ’)
• Research and synthesize resources / ideas based on content areas Instructional Focus : Effective and efficient reading practices , reading approaches and strategies , note-taking and test-taking skills
Reading for Today ’ s World Intended Audience : Grades 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Improve comprehension by applying various reading approaches and strategies to texts in technical / informational subjects , life situations , and potential careers
• Understand how we read differently based on type of text and desired task
• Read relevant and / or real-world texts more efficiently and effectively
Projects / Activities , etc .: Read , analyze , and respond to relevant materials in technical / informational subjects , life situations , and potential careers
• Explore real-world texts and tasks
• Develop and increase understanding of new vocabulary (“ wordology ”)
• Research and synthesize resources / ideas based on relevant and / or real-world texts
Instructional Focus : Reading approaches and strategies , real-world reading and exploration , note-taking and test-taking skills
Coll Reading and Study Strategies College credit [ St . Cloud State University ] This course emphasizes ways to learn information for college classes . Topics include study strategies , note-taking , test-taking , decreasing procrastination , time management and test anxiety . Prerequisite / Selection Process : GPA Top 1 / 3 juniors , top 1 / 2 seniors , instructor permission Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 high school credit . Successful completion may earn 2 college credits at St . Cloud State University Major Outcomes :
• Application of higher-level thinking , reading strategies , and study skills leads to comprehension and improved academic performance
• Enhancing an academic vocabulary and an understanding of word parts will increase the ability to discern meaning
Projects , Activities , etc .: Create and utilize personal reading and notetaking strategies in order to achieve success in a college course . Instructional Focus : Application of problem solving strategies , study strategies , notetaking and test-taking strategies to enhance individual learning experiences in order to prepare for college level course work .
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