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Catalog 2021-2022 
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ADS 078 - GED Content Area Preparation

7.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the comprehension, analysis, evaluation, and writing skills needed to

pass the GED test in the areas of reading, science, and social studies. Topics to be covered include interpretation of

informational passages, analysis of specific claims in scientific and historical reading, derive evidence and develop textbased

arguments, interpret scientific and historical information from tables, graphs, and diagrams, construct an analytic

response using source texts, and complete a timed response. Students will be prepared to successfully answer technologyenhanced

items including: drop-down, fill-in-the-blank, drag and drop, hot spot, and written response.


Course Objectives:

1. analyze passages to derive correct answers;

2. evaluate/assess validity of arguments and specific claims;

3. demonstrate the ability to support conclusions with text-based evidence;

4. interpret information in graphs, charts, tables, and pictures;

5. compose responses to source text by integrating reading and writing skills;

6. identify and apply major scientific and historical theories to scenarios;

7. interpret the ecological and economic impact of global issues;

8. apply key concepts and relevant ideas in response to a prompt;

9. analyze how ideas and events interact ; and

10. use the testapproved whiteboards to prepare responses.


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