Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Reading Foundations

 Title Abbreviation:   READING FOUNDATIONS

 Department:    READ

 Course #:    96

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    330104

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Instruction and practice in developing basic reading through phonics, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. Course includes individual tutorial and computer-aided instruction. (No computer experience required.)


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Students will be able to:
    • Demonstrate basic vocabulary knowledge
    • Apply word attack skills
    • Build comprehension of short passages
    • Vary reading rate
    • Value other perspectives

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Demonstrate basic vocabulary knowledge
  2. Apply word attack skills
  3. Build comprehension of short passages
  4. Vary reading rate
  5. Value other perspectives