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Reading 5

Fall 2020 Students Start Here

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Watch the Intro Video

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Read the Syllabus

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Weekly Lessons

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Week 1: Course Orientation

9/7 - 9/11

All assignments due 9/11 at midnight.

Week 2: Chapter 1 - Vocabulary in Context

9/14 - 9/18

All assignments due 9/18 at midnight.

Week 3: Chapter 2 - Main Ideas

9/21 - 9/25

All assignments due 9/25 at midnight.

Week 4: Chapter 3 - Supporting Details

9/28 - 10/2

All assignments due 10/2 at midnight.

  • Print the Notes page to fill in while watching the presentation.

  • Watch the YouTube Video for Chapter 3.

  • Complete the Online and Book Practice Activities.

    • Online ungraded practice this week: Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Mastery Test 1, and Mastery Test 2​.

  • Practice the Vocabulary Words with a Crossword Puzzle. (print this for the presentation - answers will be given there)

  • Complete the Chapter 3 Vocabulary Journal and send Caren Hayden photos of it.

  • Come to one of the Class Zoom Sessions! Wednesday and Friday from 4 - 4:30 pm.

  • Take the Chapter 3 Reading Test (Alternate Mastery Test 4) on the Townsend Press Website.

  • Take the Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz.

  • Begin looking over the directions for Writing Assignment #1. Read the article you will need to summarize at least two times before beginning the outline. 

Week 5: Chapter 4 - Implied Main Ideas

10/5 - 10/9

All assignments due 10/9 at midnight.

  • Watch YouTube Video for Chapter 4

  • Complete Online and Book Practice Activities (Optional Online Practice Activities this week are Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Mastery Test 1, Mastery Test 2, and Mastery Test 3)

  • Complete Chapter 4 Vocabulary Journal and send Caren Hayden photos of it.

  • Print and complete the optional Chapter 4 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle.

  • Come to one of the Class Zoom Sessions! Wednesday and Friday from 4 - 4:30 pm

  • Take Chapter 4 Reading Test: Alternate Mastery Test 3 AND 4 are your test this week. Please complete both. Each one contains 4 questions.

  • Take Chapter 4 Vocabulary Quiz

  • Complete and email Writing Assignment #1

Week 6: Chapter 5 - Relationships I

10/12 - 10/16

All assignments due 10/16 at midnight.

  • Watch the YouTube Video for Chapter 5.

  • Complete the Online and Book Practice Activities.

  • Complete the Chapter 5 Vocabulary Journal and send Caren Hayden photos of it. (Please get your definitions from the video this week!)

  • Come to one of the Class Zoom Sessions!

    • Wednesday and Friday from 4 - 4:30 pm

  • NEW! Take the Chapter 5 Reading Test (Enter your email address and you will receive a special link to take the test. It's not on Townsend Press this week!).

  • Take the Chapter 5 Vocabulary Quiz.

Week 7: Chapter 6 - Relationships II

10/19 - 10/23

All assignments due 10/23 at midnight.

Week 8: Chapter 7 - Inferences

10/26 - 10/30

All assignments due 10/30 at midnight.

Week 9: Chapter 8 - Purpose & Tone

11/2 - 11/6

All assignments due 11/6 at midnight.

  • Watch YouTube Video for Chapter 8

  • Complete Online and Book Practice Activities

  • Complete Chapter 8 Vocabulary Journal and send Caren Hayden photos of it.

  • Come to one of the Class Zoom Sessions! Wednesday and Friday from 4 - 4:30 pm

  • Take Chapter 8 Reading Test

  • Take Chapter 8 Vocabulary Quiz

Week 10: Chapter 9 - Argument

11/9 - 11/13

All assignments due 11/13 at midnight.

  • Watch YouTube Video for Chapter 9

  • Complete Online and Book Practice Activities

  • Complete Chapter 9 Vocabulary Journal and send Caren Hayden photos of it.

  • Come to one of the Class Zoom Sessions! Wednesday and Friday from 4 - 4:30 pm

  • Take Chapter 9 Reading Test

  • Take Chapter 9 Vocabulary Quiz

  • Complete and email Writing Assignment #2

Week 11: Chapter 10 - Critical Reading

11/16 - 11/20

All assignments due 11/20 at midnight.

  • Watch YouTube Video for Chapter 10

  • Complete Online and Book Practice Activities

  • Complete Chapter 10 Vocabulary Journal and send Caren Hayden photos of it.

  • Come to one of the Class Zoom Sessions! Wednesday and Friday from 4 - 4:30 pm

  • Take Chapter 10 Reading Test

  • Take Chapter 10 Vocabulary Quiz

Week 12: Thanksgiving Holiday

11/23 - 11/27

  • No Class

  • No Assignments

Week 13: Final Review

11/30 - 12/4

All assignments are due 12/4 at midnight.

  • Watch YouTube Video for Final Review

  • Complete Online and Book Review Activities

  • Come to one of the Class Zoom Sessions! Wednesday and Friday from 4 - 4:30 pm

  • Complete and email Writing Assignment #3

Week 14: Final Exams

12/7 - 12/10

All assignments are due 12/10 at midnight.

  • Take the Reading Final Exam before 12/10 at midnight.

  • Take the Vocabulary Final Exam before 12/10 at midnight.

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