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September

Date Workshop Description Flyer

Thursday
September 14th
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Navigating
a Textbook

In this workshop you will learn:
• How to navigate a textbook
• Figure out how a textbook is structured
• How to find answers to textbook questions

Navigating a Textbook Flyer

Friday
September 29th
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Main Ideas &
Supporting Details:
Stated Main Ideas

In this workshop you will learn:
• What is a main idea
• What are supporting details
• How to locate keywords
• How to identify stated main ideas & supporting details

Main Ideas & Supporting Details: State Main Ideas

 

October

Date Workshop Description Flyer

Thursday
October 5th
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Beginning Annotation
Strategies:
Breaking Down
Paragraphs

In this workshop you will learn:
• What is important when reading a paragraph
• How to read a paragraph
• How to turn annotations in to an outline

 

Thursday
October 12th
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Main Ideas &
Supporting Details:
Implied Main Ideas

In this workshop you will learn:
• How to use supporting details to discover implied main ideas
• How to find the difference between overt and implied main ideas

 

Friday
October 20th
10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m.

 Learning
Styles

In this workshop you will learn about different learning styles including:
• Visual and Auditory
• Reading and writing
• Kinesthetic

 

 Friday
October 20th
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 Breaking Down the
ECC Scholarship 

Assistance from staff to fill out the application and help with your essay.
In this workshop you will learn:
• How to apply for an El Camino College scholarship
• Techniques to write and essay

 

Monday
October 23rd
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Vocabulary 
in Context

In this workshop you will learn:
• Strategies for figuring out what words mean in context of a sentence or paragraph
• Tips for how to study for the English 80,82,84, and 50RWA Vocabulary In Context exit exam

 

Monday
October 23rd
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Breaking Down the
ECC Scholarship

Assistance from staff to fill out the application and help with your essay.
In this workshop you will learn:
• How to apply for an El Camino College scholarship
• Techniques to write and essay

 

Thursday
October 26th
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Advanced Annotation
Strategies:
Breaking Down
Articles 

In this workshop you will learn:
• What is important when reading an article
• How to read an article
• How to turn annotations in to an outline 

 

  

November

 Date  Workshop  Description  Flyer

Monday
November 6th
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 Breaking Down the
ECC Scholarship

Assistance from staff to fill out the application and help with your essay.
In this workshop you will learn:
• How to apply for an El Camino College scholarship
• Techniques to write and essay

 

Thursday
November 9th
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Analyzing
Author's Tone
& Meaning

In this workshop you will learn:
• Identify an author's tone
• Expand your vocabulary of tone words
• Identify an author's meaning and message

 

Wednesday
November 15th
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 Breaking Down the
ECC Scholarship

Assistance from staff to fill out the application and help with your essay.
In this workshop you will learn:
• How to apply for an El Camino College scholarship
• Techniques to write and essay

 

Friday
November 17th
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Main Ideas &
Supporting Details:
Implied Main Ideas

In this workshop you will learn:
• How to use supporting details to discover implied main ideas
• How to find the difference between overt and implied main ideas

 

Tuesday
November 28th
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

 Breaking Down the
ECC Scholarship

Assistance from staff to fill out the application and help with your essay.
In this workshop you will learn:
• How to apply for an El Camino College scholarship
• Techniques to write and essay