ACLT-074 Integrated Reading and Writing I
Credits 5 / 5 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACLT-074 or RDNG-016 (ACSR-016).
ACLT 074 is an integrated reading and writing course for students who need to strengthen their academic skills and their approach to learning. Successful students will be ready for placement in subsequent reading and writing courses.
1. Apply pre-, during and after reading strategies. 2. Use pre-, during and after writing processes. 3. Read and write for a variety of purposes and intended audiences. 4. Identify the topic, main ideas/thesis, and supporting details as a reader and a writer. 5. Write about what you are reading to explore connections between the writer’s and your own ideas. 6. Express ideas clearly through writing at the sentence and whole essay level. 7. Develop vocabulary and word choice awareness as a reader and a writer. 8. Exchange ideas respectfully during reading and writing discussions. 9. Contribute to a supportive classroom community through active and respectful participation, daily attendance, completing homework and paying attention in class. 10. Plan for success by managing your time and maintaining an organized ACLT-074 notebook for class handouts and writings. 11. Use academic computing tools such as MW word, google apps, Blackboard courseware or learning websites and MCC email. 12. Format formal documents in the MLA style. 13. Assess your learning in order to monitor progress toward college success. 14. Develop the persistence necessary for success in college.