Text Messaging Inbox: Advanced Reading
July 11 - 15 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|IJWTK: I Just Want To Know
- Apply Context clues to decode the meaning of vocabulary.
- Determine the main idea.
- Recognize supporting details.
- Identify patterns of organization.
- Understand textbook information.
- Analyze and answer inference questions.
LOL: Language of Learning
Content Area Terminology
Enhance your comprehension of textbook material by learning the terminology used in a variety of content areas. Listen to vocabulary in passages read by actors and complete on-line exercises.
Decode A Text Message
Apply the reading strategies and knowledge of content area terminology to decode the meaning of text. Practice reading textbook selections on various subjects. Recognize the organization of the passage, understand the key concepts; and identify supporting details. Annotate and organize textbook information. Learn how to extract information from text to answer literal questions.
Text Messaging Outbox: Advanced Writing
August 8 - 12 1:00 - 4:00 pm
IJWTS: I Just Want to Say
Patterns of Organization
Learn the patterns of organization that authors use to convey their messages.
- Simple Listing
- Definitions with Examples
- Time Order, Sequence or Narration
- Cause and Effect
WIT: Wordsmith in Training
Enhance your writing with vocabulary used in different patterns of literature. Learn the transitional phrases for simple listing, classification, description, definitions with examples, time order, sequence, or narration, comparison/contrast, cause and effect and summary.
GR8G: Great Grammar
Review basic grammar skills to refine your written work.
- Parts of Speech
- Subject-Verb Agreement
- Passive Voice and Consistent Verb Tense
- Fragments, Run-ons
- Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
- Punctuation, Numbers and Capitalization
Create a Message
Create college papers that convey your thoughts with clarity and purpose. Apply the writing strategies of patterns of organization, descriptive vocabulary, and appropriate grammar to express your text messages.
- Descriptive Paragraph
- Illustration Paragraph
- Narrative Paragraph
- Process Paragraph