ELL English Reading

Course Goals

          This course will help the students develop reading strategies for the comprehension of fiction, non-fiction and functional text.  The study of literature is continued through short stories, poetry, novels, and/or plays.  Students are taught to analyze for literary elements, figurative language, and overall meaning. 

Course Objectives    

     The students will:

  • Know and apply basic decoding skills.
  • Know and apply selected vocabulary appropriately.
  • Develop and apply Reciprocal Teaching Strategies.
  • Read and analyze fiction and non-fiction for overall meaning and literary elements.
  • Interpret signs, symbols and labels.
  • Effectively use oral and written communication skills.