SPRING 2016

RHT 086-005 - Meets MW 11am-12:15pm  

 

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS


 

RHT 086 – Homework - Due 4/25/16-5/13/16

 

Due Monday, 4/25/16

-- Complete MRL modules – Inferences R3.19 and Critical Thinking R3.20

--Complete Reading Process Assignment #7.

 

Due Wednesday, 4/27/16

--Be sure you have read and annotated the two articles for the “Attack the Block” Reading Process Project. I may give a quiz.

 

Due Monday, 5/2/16

--“Attack the Block” Reading Process Project.

 

Due Wednesday, 5/4/16

--Review for the COMPASS reading test-FINAL PART ONE. Use the review sheet distributed in class to locate review resources online.

We will meet in A-126, the Testing Center, NOT in our usual classroom.

--The second set of five Lexile readings are due.

 

Due Monday, 5/9/16

--Study the final review sheet distributed in class to prepare for FINAL PART TWO.

This is the last actual class meeting.

 

Final conferences for our class take place during our scheduled final time on Friday, 5/13, from 10-11:50am. You will know what time you need to show up at our USUAL CLASSROOM because you will have signed up on 5/2 during class. You do not need to bring anything to this meeting. At this time, I’ll let you know what your COMPASS score was, what your course grade is, and whether or not you have met your reading requirement for RHT 101.

  

RHT 086 – Homework - Due 4/13/16-4/27/16

 

Due Wednesday, 4/13/16

--Complete the rest of Reading Process #6 assignment.

--Remember to keep working on Lexile readings!!

Due Monday, 4/18/16

--Read Chapter Four in your textbook and complete the MRL Readiness Quiz A and MyReadingLab Connection (post-test). Remember, you get two tries to score at least 70% on the post-test.

--Also complete the exercises in Chapter Four on Drawing Conclusions (pp. 79/80) and Attitude, Tone, Bias and Assumption Practice (pp. 90/91). You need to do these on separate paper to turn in.

 

Due Wednesday, 4/20/16

--Complete the media worksheet.

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive more detailed instructions on textbook and Reading Process assignments in separate handouts. If you miss class on a day one of these is distributed in class, you should email me to get a copy. That way you can still turn in the assignment on time for credit.

 

 

RHT 086 – Homework - Due 4/4/16-4/13/16

 

Due Monday, 4/4/16

--Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 17 in your book.

 

Due Wednesday, 4/6/16

--Study for Word Parts Quiz #2. This should include reviewing p. 16 and p. 17 flashcards as well as transitions, patterns of organization and graphic organizers.

--Complete Reading Process #5 assignment.

--Complete the Summarizing and paraphrasing Module (R3.7) by midnight.

 

Due Monday, 4/11/16

--Read Chapter Five in your textbook and complete the MRL Readiness Quiz A and MyReadingLab Connection (post-test). Remember, you get two tries to score at least 70% on the post-test.

--Reading Process Assignment #6. There will be a short quiz on the reading.

 

Due Wednesday, 4/13/16

--No homework due.

 

 

Due Monday, 3/7/16

--MRL Outlining and Mapping (R3.6) module due.

--Complete a summary of the article, “My Black Skin Makes My White Coat Vanish.” Consider what we discussed in class about summarizing. Use the checklist to make sure you have included the required parts and structured the summary logically. This must be typed, double spaced in 12 point font. You need to email this to AND bring two hard copies to class with you on Monday.

 

Due Wednesday, 3/9/16

--Study for the Midterm Exam. Focus on the topics listed on the review sheet attached to this assignment sheet.

--Five MyReadingLab Lexile readings are due.

--The rewrite of your summary is due.  See the assignment instructions below.

 

 SUMMARY REWRITE ASSIGNMENT – RHT 086

1.     Read over my comments on your rough draft summary and  your checklist(s).

2.     Rewrite the summary on the computer. I suggest you pull up the rough draft and save it as a final draft.

3.     Make suggested revisions and edits.

4.     Be sure to save the new version to your flash drive.

5.     Print the summary final draft.

6.     On the copy, number parts 1-5 and 11/12.

7.     On this final draft copy, also highlight anything that changed (was revised or edited) from the rough draft. If you removed something that was originally in the rough draft, put a capital R on the final draft where that part used to be.

8.     Staple this final draft to the rough drafts and any feedback from me or completed checklists.

 

3/14/16-3/20/16 – NO CLASS – SPRING BREAK

 

Due Monday, 3/21/16

--Reading Process Assignment #4 DUE.

 

Due Wednesday, 3/23/16

--Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 16 in your book.

--MRR Chapter Six Reading Assignment, including the MRL activities for this chapter.

   

Due Monday 3/28/16

--MRL Nine Patterns of Organization (combined) R3.8.

--Reading Process Assignment #5 DUE.

 

Due Wednesday, 3/30/16

--Summary #2 rough draft DUE.

--MRR Chapter Seven Reading Assignment, including the MRL activities for this chapter.

 

Due Monday, 4/4/16

--Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 17 in your book.

--MRL Summarizing & Paraphrasing R3.7.

--Summary #2 final draft due.

 

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive more detailed instructions on textbook and Reading Process assignments in separate handouts. If you miss class on a day one of these is distributed in class, you should email me to get a copy. That way you can still turn in the assignment on time for credit.


 RHT 086-SPRING 2016

 Midterm Exam Review Sheet – MIDTERM ON 3/9/16

   

The lists below remind you of the concepts we’ve discussed so far this semester, which you’ll be tested on. The 75-point test will consist of multiple choice, true/false and fill-in-the-blank questions. There will also be a section that requires you to answer questions about topic, main idea, major details and minor details after reading a short text. Overall, the test covers MRR Chapters One and Two. Be sure to review the Readiness Quizzes, Chapter Summaries and Quick Tips. Also, review the MRL Supporting Details, Note-taking, and Outlining Reading Skills Modules, especially the Recall activities. The test also includes questions on the p. 15 word parts. Below are additional, detailed suggestions for studying. 

   

 To study, make sure you can: 

 --Identify topics, main ideas, major details, minor details  

 --Explain various note-taking strategies, including annotating, outlining and Cornell notes

 --Name and explain textbook organizational aids 

 --Identify various context clue signal words  

 --Identify the characteristics of a good summary

   

 Understand these terms: 

 Suffix 

 Prefix 

 Word analysis 

 Context clues / the four types and examples of each

 Parts of speech 

 Connotation 

 Denotation 

 Implicit 

 Explicit  

 Thesis 

 Topic sentence 

 Outline 

 Comprehension 

 Active reading

 Prior knowledge

 Statistics

 Pronoun

 Transitions

 Summary

 

 

RHT 086 HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS - due 2/8/16 - 2/29/16

 

Due Monday, 2/8/16

--MRR Chapter One assignment.

 

Due Wednesday, 2/10/16

--Complete the MRL diagnostic (Lexile Locator) if not completed in class.

--Complete the Textbook Chapter One MRL Readiness Quiz and Post-test.

--Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 13 in your book. Remember that assignment directions are in your class handout packet.

 

Due Monday, 2/15/16

--Complete the MRL Note Taking & Highlighting module (R3.25)

 

Due Wednesday, 2/17/16

--Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 14 in your book. Remember that assignment directions are in your class handout packet.

--Reading Process Assignment #2.

 

Due Monday 2/22/16

--Complete the Main Idea Activity (handout)

--MRR Chapter Two assignment.

Remember five Lexile readings are due by 3/9.

 

Due Wednesday, 2/24/16

--Study your MRR notes and two sets of flashcards for WP Quiz #1.

 

Due Monday, 2/29/16

--MRL Supporting Details module (R3.5).

--Reading Process #3 assignment.

 

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive more detailed instructions on textbook and Reading Process assignments in separate handouts. If you miss class on a day one of these is distributed in class, you should email me to get a copy. That way you can still turn in the assignment on time for credit.

 

RHT 086 HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS - due 1/20/16 - 2/5/16

 

Due Monday, 1/25/16

--Two completed worksheets from the packet distributed in class on 1/20: Student Information Sheet and "Getting to Know Your Syllabus." This should include reading through the syllabus in its entirety.

--Start buying your materials for class as soon as possible (see syllabus).

Class meets in the same room as on 1/20.

Due Wednesday, 1/27/16

--Complete the reading assignment distributed in class on 1/25/16.

 

Due Monday, 2/1/16

--Class materials and the Campus Resources Assignment. Bring all this to class and check off what you have with you on the checklist in the handout packet.

 

Due Wednesday, 2/3/16

--Read Process Asst #1.

--If you did not complete MyReadingLab registration and the Lexile Locator (assessment), do so by today.

 

Due Monday, 2/8/16

--MRR Chapter One assignment.

 

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive more detailed instructions on textbook and Reading Process assignments in separate handouts. If you miss class on a day one of these is distributed in class, you should email me to get a copy. That way you can still turn in the assignment on time for credit.