Course Catalog - Reading


PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit

Reading I (9-12) #1590

Reading II (10-12) #1592

Reading III (11-12) # 1594

Reading I, II, and III offer students reading instruction to successfully navigate academic demands and learn lifelong literacy skills. These courses are designed for students who are having considerable difficulty in reading. Students will learn study strategies, test-taking skills, the literacy processes necessary for handling a wide variety of texts, including school materials, work-related reading, and self-selected pleasure reading. Students eligible for this class include those who meet any of the following criteria: students who fail to pass the reading objectives of the STAAR 8th grade reading or EOC tests, fail two or more content subjects, or are designated as at-risk. This course is designed to teach reading as an critical life skill.

PR: Recommendations of counselor and/or reading specialists

SEM: 2 CR: 1