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Osceola Campus EAP Instructor’s Guide to Labs


Textbooks & Labs for Spring 2010 Course 0281

Texts Groundwork for College Reading with Phonics 4th ed. Writing to Communicate

Publisher Townsend Press

Townsend Press

Pearson Longman

Grammar Café 1

Cengage/Heinle

Ellis Master Pronunciation (as needed at the language lab)

Cengage/Heile

Talk it Up! CD

Grammar Dimensions 1 Longman Dictionary of American English 0300

Talk it Up! 2nd ed.

Lab Component

Longman Dictionary of American English

Dictations (on overview website) Ellis (at language lab) Dictionary Skills SkillsTutor

0320

10 Steps to Building College Reading Skills 4th ed.

Townsend Press

Townsend Press

Longman

SkillsTutor

Building Vocabulary Skills – short ed. 3rd ed. Longman Dictionary of American English 0340

First Steps in Academic Writing 2nd ed. Longman Dictionary of American English

0360

Focus on Grammar 3, 3rd ed.

Longman

Focus on Grammar Interactive

0400

Well Said Intro w/ CDs

Cengage/Heinle

Well Said Intro CD

Contemporary Topics 1, 3rd ed.

Longman

Older edition of Contemporary Topics Lessons (at language lab) Ellis (at language lab) Skills Tutor

0420

10 Steps to Improving College Reading Skills 5th ed.

Townsend Press

Townsend Press

Pearson/Longman

Mywritinglab.com

Improving Vocabulary Skills – short ed. 3rd ed. Longman Dictionary of American English 0440

Sentence Resources for Writers


To get copies of textbooks and supplemental material, please contact Ada Nelson at 407-582-4831or visit her at 3-319. To get assistance with language lab software, please contact Yesenia Marichal at 407-582-4903 or visit her at 2-244.

EAP 0281 – High Beginning Communication Skills (Combined Skills-Reading, Writing, Grammar, Speech) Website: Grammar Café 1 - https://myelt.heinle.com/ilrn/authentication/signIn.do?inst=MYELT Suggested Assignments: Assign all or part of the activities for students to complete before each unit test at 70% or better. Reporting Method: Once you create an instructor account and students sign on to it, you will be able to track student work and print/view reports. To create an account, follow these steps: 1. Go to website and click on “Create an Account”

2. Click on “Instructor”


3. Scroll down and click on “Request a MyELT instructor account” 4. Follow the directions. It may take up to 48 hours to receive confirmation. 5. Once you have your access information, you can create a course by clicking on “Create a new course.” Give your course a name and set dates.

6. You will then get a “Course Key.” You need to provide that information to your students. The students will also get a “Content Access Code” with their textbooks. They need both numbers in order to enter your virtual course. 7. Once you have created a course, you can then add assignments for your students to complete by clicking on “Assignments/Tests”


8. Follow the tutorial to create assignments for your class. 9. To print reports, click on “Gradebook�

8. Follow the tutorial for printing student and class progress reports.


EAP 0281, EAP 0320, & EAP 0420- Reading Component Website: Townsend Press - http://www.townsendpress.net/ Suggested Assignments: Have students complete two practices and two mastery tests at 70% or better for each chapter of the reading book. You may assign additional lab work from the vocabulary book if you would like. Reporting Method: In order for you to see what students are doing and have access to ALL of the practices and tests, you must create an instructor account. To do so, follow these steps: 1.

Go to the website and click on “Create an Account:”

2.

Click on “Create an Instructor Account.”

3.

Read welcome message and click “Continue.”

4.

Fill-out form and click on “Create Account.” *It will take 24 hours for the publisher to contact Valencia to verify your status as an instructor. Once, that has been done, you can select a textbook and assign activities and your students can create an account and pick you as their instructor.

5.

To set up your course, login to your account, click on “Set up Learning Center,” and follow the step by step directions. You will select the title of the reading book used in your class. You may also select the vocabulary book if you would like. You will also create a course (label it your course title and semester), and select the activities that you want students to have access to.


6.

To see student’s scores click on “Reports:”

7.

Refine criteria and click on “Report.”


EAP0300-Speech As their lab requirement for speech class, students will need to visit the language lab (2-244) weekly to complete some assignments. They can complete exercises in their textbook from home, but the Ellis-Master Pronunciation is only available at the lab. They can also practice the dictation exercises and the dictionary skills from home. Myskillstutor.com is also available for help with pronunciation and spelling. The following is a sample outline for lab activities. You will receive a monthly lab report with the hours and Skills Tutor report that your students completed. When the students use Ellis, they will not be able to track their process; they will need to log in as a GUEST. I recommend for students to keep a log/journal with the activities they work on each week. Students will be able to work on Skills Tutor from home or lab. Chapters in Talk it Up

Skills covered

Suggested Class Projects

Lab Assignments

Chapter 1- Friends

Symbols for sounds

Interview a classmate and present him/her to the class.

Visit Dictionary Skills website. Students should view all symbols and write them in their notebook. Sometimes it helps for them to put their own pronunciation for each symbol.

Syllables

Breakdown the dictionary.

Ellis Master Pronunciation- Students need to visit “Beyond Sounds” then click on “Basics” then on “syllables” Chapter 2- Feeling at Home

Syllable Stress Schwa /ә/

Continue working in the dictionary to show students where the stress is for that word

Ellis- Visit: “Beyond Sounds” then “basics” then “Schwa” They can also work on “Beyond Sounds” then “word Stress” Skills Tutor (short vowel)

Chapter 3- Making Connections

Contractions

Ellis- “Sounds”

/ey/, /ε/, and / æ /

Beyond sounds“Reduction of Unstressed syllables” Skills Tutor (long vowel)

Chapter 4- The World of Work

/iy/ and /I/

Speech Presentations on their ideal job.

Ellis-“Sounds” and “Beyond Sounds” then “Basic Sentence


Stress” and “Contractive Sentence Stress”

Sentence stress

Skills Tutor (cont. long vowel)

Chapter 5- School Choices/Life Opportunities

/s/, /sh/, /ch/

Ellis- “sounds”

intonation

“Beyond Sounds” then “Stress” then “Intonation”

Chapter 6- Money Matters

Focal Stress

Ellis- “sounds”

/r/ and /l/

“Beyond Sounds” then “Sound and Spelling” and “Useful Phrases” then “Social Interactions”

Chapter 7- Help!

/ө/ and /thee/ linking

Make a Travel Brochure and/or give a speech on a place to travel (persuasive)

Ellis- “sounds” and “Beyond sounds” then “linking/consonants” Skills Tutor- Review for final

Chapter 8- Shopping

/b/, /p/, /f/

Ellis- “sounds” and

Consonant Clusters

“Practice Area” then “Sound Contrasts” and “Tongue Twisters”

From our Overview Page, you can access the dictation practice Powerpoint. You can work on those exercises in class, or you can have your students practice from home.

EAP 0340- Writing Website: SkillsTutor - http://www.myskillstutor.com/login.jsp


Suggested Assignments: Have students complete all the activities in each unit at 70% or better by the date of the unit test. Reporting Method: To see what students have completed, do the following: 1.

Go to the website and login. Your username and password will both be the first letter of your first name and your last name. The site is: valencia04. It is strongly suggested that you change your password as soon as possible.

2. Click on “Reports:�

* Notice the guides and worksheets available for instructor use. The worksheets especially are very useful as supplemental material.


3. Select your course and click on “Student Profile” (for general information) or “Student Detail” (for specific information):

4.

Click on “Select All” and “Continue:”

5. Click on “Language Arts B” and “Continue:”


6. Select dates that you want the data for and click on “Continue:�

* Report will appear in a separate window, so make sure that your pop-up blocker is disabled.

EAP0360-Grammar in Context Website: Focus on Grammar Interactive http://fogi.pearsoncmg.com/mel/login.do


Suggested asignments: Have students complete all the activities in each unit at 70% or better by the date of the unit test. Reporting Method: To see what students have completed, do the following:

To create an account, click on GET ACCESS.

In order to get instructor access, you will register for the TRIAL and complete the following information


After the waiting period, you will need to visit the website again and click on REGISTER (using your access code). This code will come with your textbook from Ada Nelson.

*Very Important* If you already have an instructor account with Pearson Education, then you click on YES and type your account information and Access Code at the bottom. If you do not have an account, click on NO and create one. Follow the step-by-step directions to create a course. If you are having trouble, please feel free to visit the language lab (2-244).


EAP0400- Speech As their lab requirement for speech class, students will need to visit the language lab (2-244) weekly to complete some assignments. They can complete exercises in their textbook from home, but the Ellis-Master Pronunciation is only available at the lab. They can also practice the dictionary skills from home. Myskillstutor.com is also available for help with pronunciation and spelling. The following is a sample outline for lab activities. You will receive a monthly lab report with the hours and Skills Tutor report that your students completed. When the students use Ellis, they will not be able to track their process; they will need to log in as a GUEST. I recommend for students to keep a log/journal with the activities they work on each week. Students will be able to work on Skills Tutor from home or from the language lab. Chapters in Well Said Intro and Contemporary Topics 1, 3rd ed.

Skills covered

Suggested Class Projects

Suggested Lab Assignments

Unit 1- Well Said Intro

Needs and Attitudes Assessment

Interview a classmate and present him/her to the class. Instructor can take notes on the needs of individual students.

Visit Dictionary Skills website. Students should view all symbols and write them in their notebook. Sometimes it helps for them to put their own pronunciation for each symbol.

Ch. 1 Pronunciation Needs Ch.2 goals

Ch.3 syllables and dictionary basics

Chapter 1- Cont. Topics Happiness

Unit 2: Word Endings

Have student create goals for the term Dictionary Symbols for sounds

Breakdown the dictionary.

Lecture topic and organization

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. For the first lecture, pause and explain throughout on how to organize their outlines when taking notes. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly. Students should take “quiz” after each lecture (next class period)

Students can rewrite/type their notes neatly. The language lab also has an older edition of Contemporary Topics 1 which students can use to practice note-taking and answering quizzes.

Activities in textbook

Skills Tutor- Unit 1


Ch. 4- final sound/linking Ch. 5- syllables and –s Ch. 6- syllables and -ed

Final consonant sounds and linking -s and –ed ending sounds

Create a chart on the board with the pronunciation rules for –s and –ed endings.

Ellis Master Pronunciation - “sounds” “Beyond Sounds” then “Sound and Spelling” then “ed” and “s” endings

Chapter 2- Cont. topics

Rhetorical questions

A Time to Learn

Unit 3: Stress in Words Ch. 7- syllable stress in numbers, nouns, & verbs

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly. Students should take “quiz” after each lecture (next class period) Activities in textbook

Stress in syllables

Students can rewrite/type their notes neatly. The language lab also has an older edition of Contemporary Topics 1 which students can use to practice note-taking and answering quizzes.

Ellis Master Pronunciation- “sounds” “Beyond Sounds” then “Stress” then “Intonation”

Ch. 8- syllable stress in suffixes

Skills Tutor- Unit 2

Chapter 3- Sleep

Signal Phrases

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly.

Students can rewrite/type their notes neatly. The language lab also has an older edition of Contemporary Topics 1 which students can use to practice note-taking and answering quizzes.

Unit 4: Rhythm in Sentences

Schwa

Textbook Activities

Ellis-“Sounds” and “Beyond Sounds” then “Basic Sentence Stress” and “Contractive

Ch. 9- stressed words

Part of Speech for Predicting Stress


Ch. 10- reduced words

Chapter 4- Negotiating for Success

Unit 5: Intonation in Discourse Ch. 11: focus words

Using suffixes to predict stress

Lists

Focus

Sentence Stress” Skills Tutor- Unit 3

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly.

Students can rewrite/type their notes neatly. The language lab also has an older edition of Contemporary Topics 1 which students can use to practice note-taking and answering quizzes.

Textbook Activities

Ellis-

Rise and fall

“Useful Phrases” then “Social Interactions”

Grouping/pausing words

Ch. 12: intonation

Skills Tutor- Unit 4

Ch. 13: groups and pausing

Part 2 in Well Said Intro

Chapter 5: Modern Art

Definitions

Unit 6: Sound Change in Connected Speech Ch. 14- Connected Speech

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly.

Textbook Activities

Linking

Students can rewrite/type their notes neatly. The language lab also has an older edition of Contemporary Topics 1 which students can use to practice note-taking and answering quizzes.

Ellis- “Beyond sounds” then “linking/consonants” Skills Tutor- Unit 5


Chapter 8: Genetically Modified Food

Key terms

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly. By this point, students can also use “Summarizing” strategies (on final)

Students can rewrite/type their notes neatly. The language lab also has an older edition of Contemporary Topics 1 which students can use to practice note-taking and answering quizzes.

Just a reminder that this is a sample outline. Feel free to move chapters/unit around. There is also a section in the back of the Well Said Intro that you may want to assign as additional lab assignments.

EAP 0440- Writing


Website: MyWritingLab.com – Students will gain access to the website once they purchase their textbooks from our bookstore. They may purchase the component separately if they wish ($25.00). Suggested Assignments: Assign the “Apply” practices for each chapter that you cover. You may decide to give 1 set, 2 sets, or all sets. How to register and create a course- visit the website and click on “register or buy access- instructor”

Click on “Need to Request access.” Follow the steps to request a code from the company. It may take up to 48 hours.


Once you have received your code. You will register it and log-on to the program. Click on “I already have an access code” and follow the instructions. Log-in and click on “Create a Course”


Click on “Use a Generic course or a default course from your textbook”

Search your textbook by Name or by Author- Sentence Resources for Writers – Elizabeth A. Long


Fill in your course information

Make your course available to students without a password.


Choose the following information. If you would like to be able to copy your course later, leave as is.

The next few areas you as the instructor will have to decide what you would like your students to do. We recommend for the students to do the pre-diagnostic and the post-diagnostic. You may select how many of each activity you would like them to do. Here is an example:


Once you have decided your course objectives, you will be given a course ID for your students. Write this course ID down for your students on your syllabus. Also, bring it to the lab orientation in order to help your students register for the website. This is how you will track your class on mywritinglab.com DO NOT PROVIDE THEM WITH THE COURSE ID BELOW.

Once you have created your course you can enter it and see your students’ process.


Click on “Gradebook” in order to see progress by class summary or by individual students.

Once you click on “Class Summary,” you will see each students’ name with their scores. You may click on each individual student to see how much time they spent on each lesson, what their scores were, etc.


EAP440- Continued Website: This website, Sentence Resources for Writers - http://wps.ablongman.com/long_long_srw_1/, is supplemental material to the mywritinglab.com. If students are not mastering the material with a 70% or better, you can have them use this website in order for them to earn lab create.


Suggested Assignments: Have students select the lab the coordinates with each chapter they did not master from mywritinglab.com. Students will complete the lab with 70% or better for that unit.

Reporting Method: Students will copy and paste their scores into a Word document and turn in the labs on test day for the chapters covered on the tests. (Note that students receive the correct answers after the first attempt)

Supplemental Labs: In the back of the textbook, there is a written lab manual with additional practice.

EAP 0460- Grammar


Website: MyELT - https://myelt.heinle.com/ilrn/authentication/signIn.do?inst=MYELT Suggested Assignments: Assign all or part of the activities for students to complete before each unit test at 70% or better. Reporting Method: Once you create an instructor account and students sign on to it, you will be able to track student work and print/view reports. To create an account, follow these steps: 1. Go to website and click on “Create an Account”

2. Click on “Instructor”

3. Scroll down and click on “Request a MyELT instructor account”


4. Follow the directions. It may take up to 48 hours to receive confirmation. 5. Once you have your access information, you can create a course by clicking on “Create a new course.” Give your course a name and set dates.

6. You will then get a “Course Key.” You need to provide that information to your students. The students will also get a “Content Access Code” with their textbooks. They need both numbers in order to enter your virtual course. 7. Once you have created a course, you can then add assignments for your students to complete by clicking on “Assignments/Tests”

8. Follow the tutorial to create assignments for your class. 9. To print reports, click on “Gradebook”


8. Follow the tutorial for printing student and class progress reports.


EAP1500- Speech As their lab requirement for speech class, students will need to visit the language lab (2-244) weekly to complete some assignments. They can complete exercises in their textbook from home, but the Ellis-Master Pronunciation is only available at the lab. The following is a sample outline for lab activities. Note that you will still need to provide opportunities for in-class speech presentations. When the students use Ellis, they will not be able to track their process; they will need to log in as a GUEST. I recommend for students to keep a log/journal with the activities they work on each week. You will receive a monthly report with the hours your students are completing at the lab. For the Noteworthy lessons, if students missed the video/audio during a class period, they may visit the library and view the video there, or they can visit us at the language lab, and we can assist them. Chapters in Well Said, 3rd and Noteworthy, 2nd

Skills covered

Suggested Class Projects

Suggested Lab Assignments

Chapter 1- Well Said Pronunciation Profile

Needs and Attitudes Assessment

Interview a classmate and present him/her to the class. Instructor can take notes on the needs of individual students.

Chapter 2- Well Said Using Dictionary for Pronunciation

Dictionary Symbols for sounds

Breakdown the dictionary.

Visit Dictionary Skills website. Students should view all symbols and write them in their notebook. Sometimes it helps for them to put their own pronunciation for each symbol.

Number Notation and Rhetorical Cues

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. For the first lecture, pause and explain throughout on how to organize their outlines when taking notes. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly.

Noteworthy website: Students can take the “Quiz” for the chapter lecture. Students can also use the “Glossary” and “Flashcards” for additional activities. Have students choose 5-10 vocabulary words and use them in a sentence.

Unusual Consonant Spelling Patterns

Activities in textbook

Ellis Master Pronunciation - “sounds”

Chapter 1- Noteworthy The Population

Chapter 3- Well Said Sound/Spelling Patterns

Final Consonant Sounds and Spellings Chapter 2- Noteworthy Immigration: Past and

Dates: Teens and Tens

“Beyond Sounds” then “Sound and Spelling” Appendix B in Well Said textbook. Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the


Present

Language Conventions: Countries and Nationalities

lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly.

Noteworthy website: Students can take the “Quiz” for the chapter lecture. Students can also use the “Glossary” and “Flashcards” for additional activities. Have students choose 5-10 vocabulary words and use them in a sentence.

Chapter 4- Well Said Syllables and Word Endings

Syllables and –s Endings

Activities in textbook

Syllables and –ed Endings

Create a chart on the board with the pronunciation rules for –s and –ed endings.

Ellis Master Pronunciation-

Abbreviations

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly.

Noteworthy website: Students can take the “Quiz” for the chapter lecture. Students can also use the “Glossary” and “Flashcards” for additional activities. Have students choose 5-10 vocabulary words and use them in a sentence.

Textbook Activities

Ellis- “sounds”

Chapter 3- Noteworthy

Rhetorical Cues

Americans at Work

Chapter 5 & 6- Well Said Stress in Words

Part of Speech for Predicting Stress

“Beyond Sounds” then “Stress” then “Intonation”

Using suffixes to predict stress

Chapter 4- Noteworthy

Content Words

Family in the United States

Rhetorical Cues

“Beyond Sounds” then “Sound and Spelling” then “ed” and “s” endings

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their

Noteworthy website: Students can take the “Quiz” for the chapter lecture. Students can also use the “Glossary” and “Flashcards” for additional activities. Have students choose 5-10 vocabulary words and use them in a sentence.


notes/outline neatly.

Chapter 7- Well Said Rhythm in Sentences

Stressed and Reduced Words

Chapter 6- Noteworthy Listening for key words Passages: Birth, Marriage, and Death Adverbs as content words

Chapter 8 & 9- Well Said

Placement of focus

Intonation and Focus in Discourse

Chapter 8- Noteworthy

Structuring

Crime and Violence in the Rhetorical cues US

Chapter 10- Well Said Phrasing, Pausing, and Linking

Phrases and thought groups

Textbook Activities

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly. By this point, students can also use “Summarizing” strategies (on final)

Ellis-“Sounds” and “Beyond Sounds” then “Basic Sentence Stress” and “Contractive Sentence Stress” Stressed Syllable Practice Website

Noteworthy website: Students can take the “Quiz” for the chapter lecture. Students can also use the “Glossary” and “Flashcards” for additional activities. Have students choose 5-10 vocabulary words and use them in a sentence.

Textbook Activities

Ellis-

You may want to do a mock job interview with each student.

“Useful Phrases” then “Social Interactions”

Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly. By this point, students can also use “Summarizing” strategies (on final) Textbook Activities

Noteworthy website: Students can take the “Quiz” for the chapter lecture. Students can also use the “Glossary” and “Flashcards” for additional activities. Have students choose 5-10 vocabulary words and use them in a sentence.

Ellis“Beyond sounds” then


Linking Chapter 11- Noteworthy Postsecondary Education: Admissions

Structuring: Listening Acronyms

“linking/consonants” Do pre-listening activities and watch/listen to the lecture. Students should be better at following along while taking notes/outlining. Remember that their inclass notes are “messy.” As a lab assignment, they can type their notes/outline neatly. By this point, students can also use “Summarizing” strategies (on final)

Noteworthy website: Students can take the “Quiz” for the chapter lecture. Students can also use the “Glossary” and “Flashcards” for additional activities. Have students choose 5-10 vocabulary words and use them in a sentence.

This is just a sample planner for your lessons with corresponding lab assignments. There are other lectures and activities you may want to work on with your class. Visit the Real Communication website for powerpoints and speech presentation resources for your students.


EAP 1520- Reading Website: My Reading Lab - www.myreadinglab.com Suggested Assignments: Have students complete one practice and one test at 70% or better for each unit. Reporting Method: In order to track student work, you must create an account. In order to do this, log on to the website and click on “Instructor.� Request access and follow the steps. You will be e-mailed the information needed to log in. Once you have logged in, you will create a course.

Select Copy or Link to a Course from the public course list.


Click on EAP 1520 Model Course by Christie Pickeral and set up the course with your information.

Students will need to join your couse. After they register using the access code, the easiest way is to have the students search by Instructor name and join your course. Students must complete one practice and one test at 70% or better. Reports: View the Class Summary Page on the Gradebook tab. Click on each students’ name for a complete report. Students do not need to print anything. You can see their scores directly from the web page.


EAP 1540- Writing CD-ROM: Writer’s Resources - comes with textbook Suggested Assignments: Students will complete the sections of the CD –Rom as they coordinate with the sections of the book. Reporting Method: Students will need to print their reports and turn them in on each test day for those units. Study Topic Topics/chapters refer to Writer’s Resources textbook

Lab Homework Labs –Use Writer’s Resources CD Complete all practice sets. *purple = writing process *blue = writing elements *pink = rhetorical patterns *green=grammar/punct/mechanics Labs are due every exam day

Course Overview/Lab Orientation Paragraph (¶) Process/Format, Ch4-5 •

Labs - Purple #2 and Blue #5

Subjects-Verbs / S-V Agreement – Ch. 24, 25

Labs - Green #8

Sentence Types, Ch. 27

Lab - Blue #2

Avoiding Sentence Fragments–Ch 28

Lab - Green #6

Avoiding Comma Splices and Run-ons, Ch. 29

Lab - Green #7

Sentence Combining, Ch. 30

Labs - Blue #4

Essay Format, Ch. 6-7

Purple # 3, Blue #6 (Essay)

Commas, Ch. 32

Labs - Green # 10 (Commas)

Pronoun-Antecedent Agr., Ch. 34

Labs - Green #12(Pronoun Agreement) and #13 (Pronoun Reference and Case)

Labs - Green #16 (Parallelism)

Midterm Exam

Pronoun Reference & Case, Ch. 35 Parallelism, Ch. 38 Final Exam


EAP 1560- Grammar Website: Azar Interactive - http://www.azarinteractiveonline.com/ Suggested Assignments: Encourage students to do the tutorials, and have them do all of the self-graded activities for a70% or better. Reporting Method: To track student work, you must create an account. To set up your course, register using your access code. Once you log in, you will need to set up your course. Click on Copy or link to a course from the public course list. There is a model EAP 1560 course there.

Search for the course by course name EAP 1560 and complete the information requested.


Your course should now be set up. When the students register with their access codes, they will join your course. The easiest way is to search by instructor. For Reports: Click on the Gradebook Tab and then click on Practice Activities. You will see the time and scores for the activities. Students will not need to print the reports because you will see them on-line.


EAP 1620- Reading Teacher Instructions: Before you assign the labs, you will need to create a course on-line. Go to the website and click on create a course. You may use a generic course for the textbook or copy Christie Pickeral’s course. Follow the on-line directions to set up your course. When you take students to the lab, they will need to register themselves using the access code that comes with the book. After registering, they will follow the directions to join the instructor’s course. Once they have joined your course, they are ready to begin. Website: My Reading Lab - http://www.myreadinglab.com/ Suggested Assignments: Have the students complete one practice and one test at 70% or better for each unit. Coordinate each textbook chapter with a unit from the Reading Road trip software as follows: Ch. 1 Active Reading Strategies—New Orleans, Louisiana Ch. 7 Note Taking and Highlighting—Seattle, Washington Outlining and Summarizing—Spring Break in Florida Ch. 2 Vocabulary—The Library of Congress, Washington DC Ch. 3 Main Idea—Maine Woods Supporting Details—The St. Louis Arch, Missouri Ch. 4 Patterns of Organization—New York Harbor Ch. 5 Inferences—Great Lakes Region Ch. 6 Purpose & Tone—The Getty Museum, California Extra—Reading Textbooks—Grand Canyon, Arizona Test Taking—Hollywood, California

Total labs for semester 11 units with 1 practice & 1 test or 22 total assignments. Suggestion for grading 10 points for each assignment completed at 70% or better and 5 points for exhausting all attempts, but not reaching 70% or better. Possible points 220. Reporting Method: View the Class Summary Page on the Gradebook tab. Click on each students’ name for a complete report. Students do not need to print anything. You can see their scores directly from the web page.


EAP 1640- Writing Teacher Instructions: At the beginning of the semester, have students register by clicking on Register as a Student in the top right of the screen.

Website : Real Writing - http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/realwriting4e Click on Exercise Central Assignments: Students should complete 10 multiple choice exercises in each chapter at 70% or better. Some chapters have fewer than 10 multiple choice exercises, so the students should do all of the exercises in these chapters at 70% or better. The chapters appear in the left column under each of the different parts. Just click on the arrow. There are many different types of assignments. The students should only select the multiple choice assignments.


For Reports: Students will click on View Scorecard (top of left column). They will print the scorecard and highlight the labs that coordinate with the assigned chapters. Labs should be collected on test day and cover the same chapters as the test.



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