Lab Work for Mr.Doyle's Class
English 182 - Mr.Doyle
Basic Communications: Vocabulary
Lab Work/Help Pages





Check in both at the desk and here in the lesson page each time you do your Lab Work:

1. Press the RESET button.
2. Type your name in this space:
Last Name: First Name:
3. Type your Glendale College ID number in this space: ID#:
4. Press the SUBMIT button.
When the screen says that the DATA has been accepted, press the BACK button to get back to this page, then proceed with the weekly assignments listed here. You only need to submit your name once a session. Finish all these exercises in the order listed.
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How to Do These Assignments
Most of the work of this class is done in the Learning Center using the PassKey software on our computers. Here are the steps your should take to get started:

  1. Check-in at the Learning Center door with your GCC student ID number.
  2. If this is your first time, say hello to Mr.Doyle in his office.
  3. If it's your first time, see Andy or Maria in the CAI Lab (the room with all the computers) for your log-in name and password.
  4. Sit down at a computer and start the PassKey program. More about how to do this is at this link .
  5. Use your login and password.
  6. Choose the READING link on the menu.
  7. Work through the lessons in order.
  8. When you are finished with one lesson, move on to the next.
  9. When you are finished, tap on the stop button so that the software will remember where you left off.
  10. Check-out of the lab as you leave.
  11. Next time do steps 4-9 again.

At first the lessons may seem quite easy. The software is testing you to see where you need help. When you start making mistakes, the software will register that and start giving you lessons in your weak areas. Concentrate on finishing the PassKey assignments. The items in the first row are supplementary assignments

Session These assignments must be done on the PassKey program in the Learning Center of CAI Lab:
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  • R0301A Sight Words
    R0301B Sight Words
    R0302 Common Words

  • 2 R0502 Common Words
    R0802 Common Words
    R1102 Common Words

    3 R0303 Plural Nouns
    R0307 Compound Words
    R0309 Contractions

    4 R0507 Meanings of Compound Words
    5 R0509 Knowing the Meanings of Contractions

    6 R0510A Recognizing Abbreviations - Part A
    R0510B Recognizing Abbreviations - Part B

    7 R0508B Knowing the Meanings of Words with Prefixes
    R0808B Knowing the Meanings of Words with Prefixes

    8 R1108 Knowing the Meanings of Words with Prefixes II
    R 1311 Determining the Meaning of Words Using Roots and Prefixes
    9 R0507 Meanings of Compound Words
    R0508A Knowing the Meanings of Words with Suffixes
    R0808A Knowing the Meanings of Words with Suffixes II

    10 R 1313 Determining the Meaning of Words Using Context
    R0518 Identifying Pronoun Referents
    R0537 Using Context Clues

    11 R0817 Identifying the Meaning of Words In Context
    R0818 Identifying Pronoun Referents
    R1115 Using Context to Identify The Meaning of A Multiple-Meaning Word

    12 R1116 Using Context to Identify The Meaning of Specialized or Technical Terms
    R1117 Identifying The Meaning of Words In Context
    R1118 Identifying Pronoun Referents

    13 R0311 Finding Negative Words
    R0511 Knowing Negative Words
    R0811 Knowing Negative Words

    14 R0337 Choosing Synonymous Words or Phrases
    R0538 Choosing Synonymous Words Or Phrases

    15 R0528 Using Dictionary Guide Words
    R0824 Alphabetizing Words and Names
    R0828 Interpreting Dictionary Entries

    Now, if you do not have the required number of hours completed, work on supplementary material in your textbook: (These entries require your textbook and internet access.)

    16 Turn to page15-18 in your text to the article "Study Skills Review". Read the article, then read this article on line . Then take this quiz
    17 Turn to page19-23 in your text to the articles "Vocabulary Skills", "Basic Phonics Rules" and "Basic Syllable Rules". Read the article, then take this quiz on line .
    18 Turn to page 24-26 in your text to the article "Mark these syllables". Mark the vowels as LONG, SHORT, SILENT, or R-CONTROLLED, then check your work here , here , and here .
    19 Turn to page 27-29 in your text to the articles "Long and Short Vowel Practice" and "Long and Short Vowel". Underline the word in each pair that has the SHORT vowel sounds, answer the questions on page 29, then check your work here , here , and here .
    20 Turn to page 31-32 in your text to the article "Syllables Practice". Divide each word into syllables, then check your work here and here .
    21 Turn to page 34-39 in your text to the article "Roots and Prefixes from Greek and Latin". Using the Dictionary on pages 49-52, copy a definition for each Greek or Latin root word, then take the quiz at here .
    22 Turn to page 40-48 in your text to the articles "Match the Words 1-9". Using the Dictionary on pages 49-52 as reference, match the words with the definitions, then check your work here , here , here , here , here , here , and here .

    Here's where you can get some help:

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