Critical Reading - YITX 1103

Credit(s): 6 | Hours: Lecture - 126, Lab - 0, Work Experience - , Other - 0

Learn to identify plot, conflict and resolution, climax, setting, theme, characterization, and point of view in various fictional short story selections. Explore the concepts of theme, prediction, background information, making connections, visualization, questioning, and figurative language through a novel study. Develop your ability to read and comprehend non-fiction texts by focusing on “cause and effect” and “compare and contrast” text structures. Improve your ability to distinguish between fact and opinion, identify the main idea, and understand irony and inference. Learn through individual, group, and computer-assisted instruction.

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