By: Akilah Philips
Barry Harris
Jeremy Taulton
Naairah Lott
Tessa Anderson
Tiara Edwards
Read large quantities
Understand formats
Know the difference between different types of
written materials
Be able to tell the difference between a
descriptive paper and opinion essay
Be able to decode texts for class; understand the
key concepts terms
Be able to reread material in order to understand
deeper meanings to analyze texts.
Be expected to read above and beyond the
minimum assigned materials and investigate a
topic on their own by independent reading.
Expected to write extensively in a moderately short
Need to know how to:
How to edit
How to rewrite a piece before submitting it
Rewrite it again after it has been submitted once and
the professor returns it with comments
Need to be able to:
present arguments clearly
substantiate each point
use the basics of style manual when constructing a
Free of grammatical, spelling and usage errors
Understand the basic concepts,
principals and techniques of algebra
 Learn concepts at a deep level
 Understand what it means to actually
comprehend mathematical concepts
 Understand more than formulaic of
 Apply conceptual understandings in
order to extract a problem from a
context to solve math problems
Engage texts
Produce well-written, well-organized and well
supported work products in oral and written formatted
Understand the English foundations:
Reading Comprehension and literature
Writing and editing
Information gathering
Analysis, critique and connections
Build vocabulary and word analysis skills (including
roots and derivations)
Need to use techniques such as strategic reading that
will help them read and understand a wide range of
nonfiction and technical texts.
Understand key points
 Use
the scientific method (students
learn to think like a scientist).
 Communication convention
 scientists follow the empirical
evidence used to draw conclusions
 Conclusions are to challenge &
Entail a range of subject areas each with its
own content base and analytical techniques
and conventions
Scientific methods are common across the
social sciences and emphasize the skills of
interpreting sources, evaluating evidence
and competing claims, and understanding
themes and the overall flow
Theories and concepts are used to order
and structure all of the detail that often
overwhelms students and help them learn
mental scaffolds
Second-language study is communicating
effectively with and receive communication
from speakers of another language in
authentic cultural contexts.
Learning another language requires the learner
to understand the cultures from which the
language arises and which it resides, and use
the language to communicate accurately.
Second-language proficiency can improve
learning in other disciplines, such as English,
history, and art, and expand professional,
personal, and social opportunities.
 The
arts refer to subject as areas
including art history, dance,
music, theater, visual arts, and
 Students who come to
understand themselves as
instruments of communication
and expression who demonstrate
What is the passage trying to tell me?
- The passage is teaching us what we
need to know to be prepared for our
collage classes, and tells us about each of
them. It also tells us to be focused, not
procrastinate, and what to study and learn.
 What are some key facts that we need to
- Don't wait to do stuff, procrastination
will kill you. It also gives us facts about
collage classes and what each one is

Key Content Knowledge