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TS-OD 64 - Language Arts in Social Studies Level 4 Open Doors

Credits: 5-10
Introduces Level 4 students to the basic principles of civics and government, US history, economics, geography, or current world problems. Students practice critical reading skills in the context of social studies-related texts. Students demonstrate analysis and understanding of social studies readings and concepts through the writing process. This is a pass/no credit course.

Enrollment Requirement: Appropriate placement and instructor consent. Students must be admitted through Open Doors.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Analyze complex sets of ideas or sequences of historical events.
  2. Identify aspects of a social studies text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose.
  3. Paraphrase and summarize social studies texts.
  4. Analyze textual connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events of historical significance.
  5. Differentiate between relevant and irrelevant historical information.
  6. Gather relevant historical information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively.

Program Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate college-ready level reading, writing, digital literacy, and communication skills in social studies, literature, and science.
  2. Demonstrate competency in college-ready level mathematics.
  3. Demonstrate the skills necessary for successful transition to college credit courses and/or living wage employment.


College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.



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