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2020-2021 Archived Catalog 
2020-2021 Archived Catalog

RDNG-030 Strategic Reading II

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite effective up to Summer 2020 semester: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030) or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0 or ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0.

Pre-requisite effective Fall 2020 semester: Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016) or RDNG-030 (ACSR-030) or completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0. Concurrent enrollment in ENGL-099  or placement into ENGL-101  strongly recommended.
Placement into this course is determined by testing. The course advances student skill by providing repeated encounters with written print in an effort to develop a greater understanding of the purposes of construction of meaning and the acquisition of reading strategies and skills.

Course Outcomes
1. Use context clues to determine the meaning of words and phrases as used in a text. 2. Construct meaning from written print citing evidence within the text to explicitly support an analysis of its message. 3. Identify and analyze the organizational text patterns used by authors. 4. Apply reading strategies prior to reading a text, during the reading process, and after completion to determine the purpose, genre, level of text difficulty, text demands, and features. 5. Thoroughly develop a topic from a text by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, and other information and examples appropriate to a specific audience’s knowledge of the topic. 6. Analyze and synthesize reading assignments through the use of critical reading and thinking skills. 7. Read and comprehend literary nonfiction proficiently and independently.