ARW 051 Low ASE Read/Writ Content Area V Span
Variable Credit Hours: 0.5 - 6 Increment: 0.5
Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2016: Appropriate adult education placement test score. No U.S. high school diploma or U.S. high school equivalency certificate. Prerequisite through Spring 2016: Appropriate adult education placement test, no U.S. high school diploma/U.S. GED, or department consent.
A course in reading development for content-specific vocabulary acquisition, comprehension in literature, and source texts-History/Social Studies, Science/Technical Subjects, Functional/Workplace Skills. Knowledge gained from reading will be integrated in passage writing that encompasses a range of tasks, purpose and audience. The emphasis on writing will include discipline-specific tasks requiring the mastery of complex sentence structures utilizing the eight basic parts of speech. Students will learn to extract content-based evidence by analyzing arguments and organizing and gathering evidence found in source text. Course will be taught in Spanish. (1.8) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available