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ABE 040 - Reading Level IV/Pre-GED


1.0 to 10.0 Credits
Students continue to develop reading skills and strategies for effective comprehension of increasingly difficult materials. Preparation for GED, high school completion or developmental English classes.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply resources such as the library, Internet, and other on-line sources to research and read information. [EXPLORE]
  2. Read and interpret materials for multiple purposes such as gaining skills, information and enjoyment. [REASON]
  3. Demonstrate the ability to read text of limited personal interest to achieve long-term goals. [ACT]
  4. Apply reading strategies such as adjusting rate, determining purpose, previewing, and skimming of increasingly difficult materials and complex tasks. [EXPLORE]
  5. Apply context clues and word parts to determine meaning of complex vocabulary in a wide range of reading materials. [EXPLORE]
  6. Analyze format, organization, and structure of a text (non-fiction, essays, poetry, paragraphs, chapters) as an aid to reading comprehension. [REASON]
  7. Design an in-depth oral or written summary of non-fiction and fiction selections. [ACT]
  8. Identify the central theme, transition words, sentences, important details and paragraphs to aid in material comprehension. [EXPLORE]
  9. Identify inference and apply to reading comprehension. [REASON]



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