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Level 6-7 Reading/Writing

  • language: English
  • duration: 4 weeks
  • start date: 4:00 AM Sep. 09 2019

About this Course

Level 6 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for intermediate English learners. Topics covered include plagiarism, formatting and citation, and timed writing skills. Level 7 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for high-intermediate English learners. Topics covered include timed writing, citation, and applications for asking and answering questions.

For the course syllabus, student forms, and policies, please refer to Student Resources on the TLC website.


Level 6 Course Objectives

·      6.RW.1 Identify and employ methods used for avoiding plagiarism.

·      6.RW.2 Produce compound sentences with various conjunctions in pieces of writing.

·      6.RW.3 Produce proper citations and a Works Cited/ References page in MLA and/or APA style.

·      6.RW.4 Produce a 4-5 paragraph timed writing.

·      6.RW.5 Produce a 1‐2-page piece of academic writing using outside sources and proper citation.

 

Level 6 Integrated Objectives

·      6.G.1 Produce affirmative and negative statements and questions with past perfect and past perfect progressive verbs.

·      6.G.2 Produce the passive voice in complete sentences with simple past, past progressive, simple present, and present progressive verbs.

·      6.G.3 Identify gerunds and infinitives in sentences.

·      6.G.4 Identify adjective clauses.

·      6.LS.1 Produce verbal summaries of video and audio samples used in class.

·      6.LS.2 Identify supporting details in video and audio samples.

·      6.LS.3 Deliver a planned presentation on class topics with visuals and at least one source.

·      6.LS.4 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.


Level 7 Course Objectives

  • 7.RW.1 Identify and cite effective resources for use in academic or professional essays by evaluating bias, purpose, and author’s stance.
  • 7.RW.2 Respond to questions about academic material from sources.
  • 7.RW.3 Produce proper in-text citation for summaries, paraphrases, and quotations.
  • 7.RW.4 Produce a 5-paragraph timed writing with details and examples.
  • 7.RW.5 Produce a 2-page piece of academic writing using 2+ outside sources and proper citation.


Level 7 Integrated Objectives

  • 7.LS.1 Discuss information found in academic sources to determine important details, credibility, and author’s purpose in complete sentences.
  • 7.LS.2 Ask and respond to open-ended questions on academic topics using complete sentences.
  • 7.LS.3 Produce sentences with target phrasal verbs.
  • 7.LS.4 Perform a 4-5 minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.
  • 7.LS.5 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.
  • 7.G.1 Produce adjective clauses.
  • 7.G.2 Produce sentences with gerunds and infinitives.
  • 7.G.3 Identify noun clauses.
  • 7.G.4 Produce the passive voice in complete sentences with present perfect, past perfect, and modal verbs.
  • 7.G.5 Identify and produce participial adjectives. 

Learning modules

  • Week 1
    • Attendance

    • American Culture Comparison in Writing- CW

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    • Plagiarism Identification- CW

    • Vocabulary From QSkills-HW

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    • Bias Review- CW

    • Reading Quiz Levels 6 and 7- Producing Compound Sentences and Responding to Academic Material- EVAL

  • Week 2
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    • Responding to Academic Material-CW

    • Current Events/ Bias/ Purpose- HW

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    • Citation Practice and Review-CW

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    • Select Argument Topic- HW

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  • Week 3
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  • Week 4
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About the Instructor

16 courses

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Derek Kerr

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