DSPS Q Main Idea Strategies for Reading and Writing (1)
Credit, Non-Degree Applicable
Designed for students with learning disabilities who are in English L, 90/91, 92, 93, 94, or ESL 130-160, or in courses involving reading and writing. Improvement of reading comprehension and basic written expression. Prerequisite language and reasoning skills necessary for identifying the main idea in addition to textbook reading study skills.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Select the main clauses (i.e., the main ideas or main thoughts) in ten complex sentences
- Outcome 2: Formulate eight written topic sentences complete in content and form giving statements or opinions for specified topics.
- Outcome 3: Employ the five steps of the SQ3R study strategy