FALL 2016

RHT 086-003 - Meets MW 11am-12:15pm  Room E143

RHT 086-004 - Meets MW 12pm-1:45pm  Room E143

 

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

 

 RHT 086 – Homework - Due 11/30/16-FINAL CONFERENCES

   

 Due Wednesday, 11/30/16 

 -- Complete MRL module on Critical Thinking R3.20 

 

 Due Monday, 12/5/16 

 --Complete Reading Process Assignment #8 (pp. 17-23 in packet #4). 

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

   

 Due Wednesday, 12/7/16 

 --“Attack the Block” Reading Process Project (pp. 27-37 in packet #4).

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

 This is the last actual class meeting.   

  

 FINAL CONFERENCES 

 Final conferences for our class take place during our scheduled final time. See below for that block of time for your section. You will know what time you need to show up at our USUAL CLASSROOM because you will have signed up on 12/5 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. 

Section 003 – 11am-12:15pm – Conferences Monday 12/12, 12-1:50pm.

Section 004 – 12:30 -1:45pm – Conferences Wednesday 12/14, 12-1:50pm.


 

RHT 086 – Homework - Due 11/2/16-11/28/16 

 

PLEASE NOTE: We are required to take the COMPASS READING TEST on 11/28 rather than later in the semester. Therefore, your second set of five Lexile readings must be completed by that day.

 

Due Wednesday, 11/2/16 

 --Study for Word Parts Quiz #2. This should include reviewing    p. 16 and p. 17 flashcards as well as transitions, patterns of organization and figurative language (Chapter 5). 

 --Complete flashcards for p. 17 word parts. 

 --Complete Reading Process #5 assignment (distributed in class on Monday).

 

Due Monday, 11/7/16 

 --Complete Reading Process Assignment #6 (handout packet #4, pp. 3-11). There will be a quiz on the reading. 

   

 Due Wednesday, 11/9/16 

 --No homework due. Remember that you need to complete five Lexile readings by 11/28.

 

Due Monday, 11/14/16

--Complete Reading Process #7 (pp. 13-16).

--MRL Summarizing and Paraphrasing Module R3.7.

 

Due Wednesday, 11/16/16

--Complete Media discussion questions (p. 25 handout packet #4).

 

Due Monday, 11/21/16

--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. 

--MRL Inferences Module R3.19.

 

11/23-11/27 NO CLASS – Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Due Monday, 11/28/16

Review for the COMPASS reading test-FINAL PART ONE. Use the review sheet on      p. 39 in handout packet #4 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 is due.

-- MRL Critical Thinking module R3.20.

 

 

RHT 086 HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS - due 9/14/16-10/19/16

 

Due Wednesday, 9/14/16 

 --Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 13 in your book. Remember that assignment directions are in Handout Packet #1.

 

 Due Monday, 9/19/16 

 --Complete the MRL Note Taking & Highlighting module (R3.25). Look at your MRL handout for directions on what is required for this type of assignment as well as how to access it. Remember you must be in the READING SKILLS LEARNING PATH to find this module.

--To receive full credit for a MyReadingLab module you must complete the following:

1)    Read the overview

2)    View the Model OR the Animation

3)    Complete the Recall with a score of 60% or higher in 2 tries

4)    Complete Practice 1 with a score of 60% or higher in two tries

5)    Complete the Post-test with a score of 70% or higher in 2 tries

 

Note that you MUST complete the Practice 1 and Recall before you will be allowed to complete the Post-test. Remember that these are NOT timed activities, so slow down and focus.

 

Due Wednesday, 9/21/16 

 --Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 14 in your book. Remember that assignment directions are in Handout Packet #1. Also review my comments on the first set of flashcards you did to avoid making similar mistakes.

 --Complete Reading Process Assignment #2 (found in Handout Packet #2).

   

 Due Monday 9/26/16 

 --Complete the Main Idea Activity (found in Handout Packet #2).

 --MRR Chapter Two assignment (found in Handout Packet #2).

 

 Due Wednesday, 9/28/16 

 --Study MRR Chapters One and Two (use your notes) and two sets of flashcards for Word Parts Quiz #1.                        

                                                                                                                                    

Due Monday, 10/3/16 

 --MRL Supporting Details module (R3.5).   Look at your MRL handout for directions on what is required for this type of assignment as well as how to access it. Remember you must be in the READING SKILLS LEARNING PATH to find this module.

--To receive full credit for a MyReadingLab module you must complete the following:

1)    Read the overview

2)    View the Model OR the Animation

3)    Complete the Recall with a score of 60% or higher in 2 tries

4)    Complete Practice 1 with a score of 60% or higher in two tries

5)    Complete the Post-test with a score of 70% or higher in 2 tries

 

--Reading Process #3 assignment (found in Handout Packet #2).

--Remember five MRL Lexile readings are due by 10/17. 

  

Due Wednesday, 10/5/16 

 --Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 15 in your book. Remember that assignment directions are in Handout Packet #1. Also review my comments on the first sets of flashcards you did to avoid making similar mistakes.

 

Due Monday, 10/10/16 

--MRL Outlining and Mapping (R3.6) module due.  Look at your MRL handout for directions on what is required for this type of assignment as well as how to access it. Remember you must be in the READING SKILLS LEARNING PATH to find this module.

--To receive full credit for a MyReadingLab module you must complete the following:

1)    Read the overview

2)    View the Model OR the Animation

3)    Complete the Recall with a score of 60% or higher in 2 tries

4)    Complete Practice 1 with a score of 60% or higher in two tries

5)    Complete the Post-test with a score of 70% or higher in 2 tries

 

--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, 10/12/16 

 --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 (refer to the editing pages in Handout Packet #2).

 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 from the checklist.

 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. Include any rewriting notes and feedback.

 

Due Monday, 10/17/16

--Study for the Midterm Exam. Focus on the topics listed on the review sheet in Handout Packet #2 and included below.  

 --Five MyReadingLab Lexile readings are due. 

 


 

  Midterm Exam Review Sheet – FALL 2016

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 

   

 

 Due Wednesday, 10/19/16

 --Complete a set of flashcards for the word parts on p. 16 in your book. Remember that assignment directions are in Handout Packet #1. Also review my comments on previous flashcards to avoid making similar mistakes.

 

 

RHT 086 HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS - due 8/24/16 – 9/12/16

 

Due Wednesday, 8/24/16

--Two completed worksheets from the packet distributed in class on 8/22: Student Information Sheet (pp. 3/4) and "Getting to Know Your Syllabus" (p. 1, NOT page 5/6 as listed on the hard copy homework sheet). This should include reading through the syllabus in its entirety.

--Start buying your materials for class as soon as possible (see syllabus). They will be checked in class on Wednesday, 8/31.

 

Due Monday, 8/29/16

--Complete the Reading Process Practice on pp. 21/22 in Handout Packet #1.

 

Due Wednesday, 8/31/16

--Class materials and the Campus Resources Assignment (p. 17). Bring all this to class and check off what you have with you on the checklist on p. 5 in the handout packet.

 

NO CLASS MONDAY, 9/5/16 – LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

 

Due Wednesday, 9/7/16

--Read Process Asst #1 (pp. 23-29 Handout Packet #1).

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

 

Due Monday, 9/12/16

--MRR Chapter One assignment.