ACLT-075 Integrated Reading and Writing 2
Credits 5 / 5 Contact Hours
Pre-requisites (effective before Winter 2019): Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016); An Accuplacer reading placement score of 35-71 and an Accuplacer sentence skills score of 44-69 OR ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0 OR ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
Pre-requisites (effective Winter 2019 semester): Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016); Placement into ACLT-075 or higher on the MCC placement test OR ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0 OR ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
ACLT-075 is a fast-track integrated developmental reading and writing course which prepares students for English 101 and/or courses requiring college-level reading. In weekly workshop sessions with topic-based readings, students will practice critical thinking, reading, and writing strategies. Students will participate in an intensive learning environment.
1. Read as a meaningful process that includes using a variety of pre-, during and after reading strategies. 2. Write as a meaningful process that includes pre-writing, drafting and considering audience needs when revising and editing. 3. Choose appropriate reading and writing strategies for different rhetorical purposes. 4. Detect and correct patterns of major grammatical and mechanical errors in their own writing in order to express ideas clearly. 5. Develop vocabulary and word choice awareness as a reader and writer. 6. Read, comprehend, reflect on, and respond to texts by professional writers and peers. 7. Analyze and evaluate text structures in reading and writing. 8. Distinguish fact from opinion m make predictions, identity purpose and tone and draw inferences. 9. Synthesize ideas from one or more readings with your own life experiences and observations in focused academic essays. 10. Cite sources appropriately in MLA format in your own essays, though not necessarily at mastery level, to demonstrate academic integrity. 11. Contribute to a supportive classroom community through active and respectful participation, daily attendance, completing homework and paying attention in class. 12. Plan for success by managing your time and maintaining an organized ACLT-075 notebook for class handouts and writings. 13. Use academic computing tools such as MW word, google apps, Blackboard courseware or learning websites and MCC email. 14. Format formal documents in the MLA style. 15. Assess your learning in order to monitor progress toward college success. 16. Develop the persistence necessary for success in college.