Unit 1: Introduction to College Reading andWritingIntervention NotesClick on NROC Developmental English Course: Complete Unit 1 (Complete Sections 1-4 only)Click on “Introduction,” and view the Introduction video (1:31). As you watch, answer the questions below. 1. Define critical reading. Understanding why authors write what they do and wo they are trying to reach.2. Define argumentation.
3. Identify the type of writing assignment you will be asked to do in this unit. One
4. Identify the type of students colleges want. Colleges want students who question
5. List the 3 things that will help students become critical thinkers and successful learners.Devoting Time, Attention, and Practice.View the Pre-Reading video (8:15). You will (1) answer the questions below and (2) answer the questions in the online journal.1. List the 3 things it means to read. Break down the reading, remember what you read, and truly question the ideas you uncover from the author’s words2. Define pre-reading.
3. List the 4 pre-reading strategies. Reading Overview, Connect to the Reading, Make Predictions, and Ask Questions4. Identify what a reader does in the reading overview. Form a general idea about the article, consider what type of reading, and explore the topic of the reading.