Jul 23, 2019  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2018-2019

ABE 067: Reading 5B

5 Cr
Quarters: F, W, S
Students in this transitional course will learn strategies for reading and responding to a variety of printed materials, particularly those used in college courses. Strategies emphasized include identifying main ideas and supporting details; analyzing materials for the author’s purpose; participating in seminars about assigned readings; summarizing brief passages and longer works, such as journal articles; including citations and references; avoiding plagiarism; predicting and responding to quiz and/or test questions; and adjusting reading strategies to the type of materials to be read. Students can earn HS21+ credit.
Prerequisite: CASAS Score of 236 or above.