SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentDept. of English Course Schedule for Minor Students
Course NameReading Guidance
InstructorMARTIN RUTH CAROLYN
Credit2.0
Course TypeRequired
PrerequisiteReading Guidance
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule








 































































































































































週次



Week



課程主題



Topic



課程內容與指定閱讀



Content and Reading Assignment



教學活動與作業



Teaching Activities and Homework



學習投入時間



Student workload expectation



課堂講授



In-class Hours



課程前後



Outside-of-class Hours



1



Review of Fall Semester;



Planning;



Semester goals;



Time Management; vocabulary review; study skills



Literature Circles planning, book choices



2



3



2



Biography



Literature Circles



Book choices:



fiction



 



"Ruth Bader Ginsberg"



 



Reading Quiz; Discussion;



2



3



3



Solitude



Literature Circles 13



“A Few Shells” by Anne Morrow Lindbergh



Reading/Discussion



Group Discussions



2



3



4



 



Family Relationships



"The Last Christimas I Spent with my Mother"



Reading/DiGroup Discussionsscussion



2



5



Literature Circles 3



Evaluation



Quiz on reading selections



Reading Quiz; Reading/Discussion



2



3



6



Literature Circles 4



Gender



“Gender Equality as a Development Goal” 



Reading/Discussion



2



3



7



Choices



Class reader 1



“None of this is Fair” by Richard Rodriguez



The Giver



Reading/Discussion



2



3



8



Class reader 2



Public Policy

 



The Giver



"Canada's Food Guide"



Reading/Discussion



2



3



9



Class reader 3



Evaluation



The Giver



Reading Selections



Reading/Discussion



Reading Quiz



2



3



10



Class reader 4



Culture/Teaching



Literature Circles II:



Fiction Book Choices



 



 



The Giver



“Voices from the Periphery: Non-Native Teachers and Issues of Credibility”



Reading/Discussion



 



2



3



11



Reading Research Papers



 



Language



Handouts



“Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan



Reading/Discussion



2



3



12



Reading Research Papers



Family Relationships



Handouts



“Four Generations



Reading/Discussion



2



3



13



Evaluation



Focus on reading:



Readability Exercise



 



Reading Selections



Reading/Discussion



Reading Quiz



2



3



14



Focus on vocabulary



History



 



Stringnet Exercise



"History of Anti-Vaccination Movements"



Reading/Discussion



2



3



15



Public Policy



 



 



"National Vaccination Policy"



 



Reading/Discussion



2



3



16



Review



Lifestyle222



books and reading selections



"The Year of Hygge, the Danish Obsession with Getting Cozy"



Reading/Discussion



17



Vocabulary Evaluation



Exercises and quizzes



Exercises and quizzes



2



3



18



Evaluation



Oral and Written Tests



 



2



3




 



 





 


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

Does not apply


Requirement/Grading

Grades will be based on an average of all assignments [quizzes and tests; short writing assignments, oral exams, etc.]

Absences from class will be reflected in the final grade for the course.

Students are expected to be active participants in all activities.


Textbook & Reference

Authentic materials from various media sources; some will be selected by students for the Literature Circles. Class readings will be selected by the instructor.


Urls about Course
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