Literacy 0433 - Intermediate Reading III

This is an information sheet only, not the course syllabus.



Foundational course for intermediate readers. Students will continue to solidify their decoding skills in order to read fluently and comprehend more challenging texts, especially expository texts. Students will continue to connect ideas in text and use organizational patterns to understand and remember information. Students will read widely to build background knowledge on a variety of subjects and build vocabulary by beginning to analyze the complexities of words. This course may require visits to the Writing and Reading Assistance Area. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. This course may be taken three times for credit.


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Attendance required at weekly appointment.


    1. Satisfactory completion of assignments, including weekly reading of at least 120 minutes
    2. Performance on tests and quizzes
    3. Instructor observation of student progress
    4. Attendance and participation


Contact Information

Flexible Learning
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Phone:(630) 942-2131
Fax: (630) 942-3749