Metropolitan Community College - 
Blue River, Business & Technology, Longview, Maple Woods, Penn 
Valley

 

 

3201 Southwest Trafficway, 
Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2764
reading


Here are commonly taught Reading courses and current textbooks. You can also find for more information on the full time Reading faculty.

Current Reading Course Textbooks

Read 10 The Read Right Program.
Read 11 The Effective Reader by D.J. Henry.
Read 31 The Effective Reader by D.J. Henry; The Color of Water. McBride.
Read 100 Activate College Reading by Dole & Taggart; The Namesake by Lahiri.
Read 108 Essential Study Skills by Wong.

READING COURSES

Read 10 - The Read Right Program. This course is for students who placed into it on the basis of test scores. Catalogue description: Development of fundamental ability to interact independently with printed material so as to comprehend written material applicable to the college environment. Instruction in main idea and supporting details, word recognition, phonetic analysis, and vocabulary development.

Read 11
- The Effective Reader. This course is for students who placed into it on the basis of test scores or successful completion of Read 10 or Read 30. Catalogue description: Further development of fundamental ability to interact independently with printed material so as to comprehend written material applicable to the college environment. Instruction in main idea and supporting details, inference, organizational patterns, vocabulary development, and textbook strategies.

Read 31 - The Effective Reader. This course is for students who placed into it on the basis of test scores or successful completion of Read 10 or Read 30. Catalogue description: Further development of fundamental ability to interact independently with printed material so as to comprehend written material applicable to the college environment. Instruction in main idea and supporting details, inference, organizational patterns, vocabulary development, and textbook strategies. Lab component.

Read 100 -
College Reading. This course is for students who test into it or successful completion of Read 11 or Read 31, or instructor recommendation. Catalogue description: Enhancement of ability to interact independently with printed material at the college level. College level vocabulary and reading comprehension, flexibility in reading rate, critical and analytical reading, and text strategies.

Read 108
- Essential Study Skills. Catalogue description: Campus orientation and skills for achieving education goals. Study skills such as textbook reading, notetaking, test preparation, and test taking. Life skills such as communication skills, time planning, and stress management.

 

 

 

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Division Chair: Vicki Raine
Office: HU 201-A
Phone: 816.604.4757
E-mail: vicki.raine@mcckc.edu

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