• College Prep Reading 9

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  • Course Description

    College Prep Reading 9 is specifically designed to improve students’ reading comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary. The course is based on empirical research and proven strategies to improve students’ reading abilities. Students will develop and apply a variety of reading comprehension strategies to enhance their understanding of texts across all subject areas in school. The in depth reading support will prepare students for the rigor of college and/or career. Reading materials will include novels, nonfiction text, content area textbooks, newspapers, magazines, and electronic media. Students will be identified during their 8th grade year through testing and teacher recommendation.

    NOTE: Students in College Prep Reading 9 will also be enrolled in English 9, or English 9 honors.

     

    Texts:

    Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop, Level D

    Weekly Achieve 3000 articles

    Various nonfiction articles

    The Devil in the White City

    Of Mice and Men

    Lord of the Flies

    The Importance of Being Earnest

     

     

    Required Materials:

     

    • Three-ring Binder
    • Five tabs
    • Writing utensils
    • A Highlighter
    • At least two packs of index cards