Monday: *Practice for Wednesday's class final: On your own you will read "Responsibility" by Scott Peck. Do the comprehension questions at the end. If you do not know a word, look it up. Look at the vocabulary list on the first page. Your definition may be there. Tomorrow we will correct this work. *Finish CASAS tests--two students. *GMRT testing for some students. Tuesday: * Students who did not test for GMRT (one in this class) must test today. * Get back test results from yesterday, including GMRT test results. *Complete registration for next quarter, all forms.
Even if you think you may pass on to Reading 91, enrolling in ABE for next quarter will save you a place. If you pass all parts of the Transition Testing, the instructor will turn in a drop form for you after this quarter ends.
* Homework: Class final or Transition Essay test tomorrow for those who scored above 8.5 on the GMRT. The final is reading an essay and completing questions about it. * For Friday--have all your work together in one notebook for this class. This is your portfolio. Bring it for scoring.
Wednesday: *Class final or Transition Essay Test. Testing environment. * Homework: For Friday--have all your work together in one notebook for this class. This is your portfolio. Bring it for scoring.
Thursday: * Reading Competencies--revisit these and turn in with the following written self-evaluation. Reviewing the Core Competencies, write about what you have done in class this quarter and any imporovements you have experienced. Remember the work you have done by looking at the website: Challenger, Phenomena, Eureka, novel, News for You newspaper, essays and class discussions, spelling and vocabulary tests, free reading, strategies for reading, how to take tests, testing, and more.
* Register for next quarter's Basic Skills classes based on CASAS test scores if you haven't done so. * Talk to classmates to discuss how you want to celebrate tomorrow. *Reading Games: See file at end of page for Eye Tests * Homework: For Friday--have all your work together in one notebook for this class. This is your portfolio. Bring it for scoring.
Friday--last day of instruction. *Turn in portfolio of work for scoring. You will get it back today. *Celebration of a quarter's worth of effort. * Get scored Final test. *Make appointments to meet with instructor next week if you like. * Leave with portfolio and file. See you in January!