VCCS Litonline Introduction to Literature
English 112 (English Composition II)
Below is a master list of the
objectives regarding the reading process for the various modules in the Litonline webs which support
the major competencies from the list of
competencies generated at the
2003 VCCS May Symposium on Commonwealth Courses. [The link gives
instructions for logging onto Blackboard.]
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Competency 100 [The Reading
Engage in an analytic process to enhance comprehension and create
personal meaning when reading text
verbal response, the student will annotate, question, agree or
disagree with, summarize, and critique texts. After
working on the modules listed below, students should be able to meet
Poetry 3: Consider alternative possibilities for what the
Poetry 4: Consider what it says about your own life.
Understanding Fiction 2: Develop
strategies for reading and responding personally and analytically to
Understanding Fiction 6: Improve written argument by
writing critically about fiction.
Understanding Drama 1: Identify
important visual elements in a play and explain what each
contributes to the overall effect on the audience.
Farewell to Arms: A103: Apply the content,
organization, and style for an effective study question (or quiz)
Farewell to Arms: A104: Determine the usual
shortcomings of less effective study question (or quiz) answers.
Farewell to Arms: A106: Differentiate between the
distracters and the target answer.
Farewell to Arms: A111: Apply the principle that
"nothing that happens in a high-quality published fictional
story by accident."
A Farewell to Arms: B112: Describe how factual
background, or knowledge of real events, impacts on one's
understanding of fictional events.
A Farewell to Arms: B114: Describe several
factors that influence one's appreciation of a writer's craft.