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Overview

TEXAS TSI DEVELOPMENTAL READING AND WRITING APLIA, LEVEL 1 (ISBN-13 9781305273443) includes a review of the reading and writing skills covered in the new Texas TSI Placement test. Level 1 covers beginning through intermediate skill levels. Useful as a review before or after taking the TSI test to remediate on areas of weakness. Aplia's popular “Grade it Now” exercises offer instant feedback and multiple practice opportunities for each concept.

Aplia™ significantly improves outcomes and promotes critical thinking by increasing student effort and engagement.

Aplia,

Aplia is dedicated to improving students' learning by increasing their effort and engagement with your course. Founded by an instructor for other instructors, Aplia offers students premium, automatically graded assignments with detailed explanations that ensure they put forth effort on a regular basis.
  • Includes Reading and Writing problem sets that are tagged to the skills covered in the new TX TSI Placement exam. Separate products are available for Level 1 or 2. An Integrated Reading and Writing Diagnostic test is included in each level which produces valuable reports on students’ strengths and weaknesses and which generates an Individualized Study Plan for each student. New and expanded optional coverage of “Foundational Skills” is available for English as a Second Language learners. Instructors can select from hundreds of Aplia Reading and Writing problems, all of which feature Aplia’s popular “Grade-it-Now” and instant feedback and explanations. Can be used in semester-length, or NCBO review courses. Level 2 skills have also been correlated to the new INRW SLOs contained in the THECB ACGM.
Multiple Problem Sets are available for the following:
Diagnostic Assessment: Integrated Reading and Writing Level 1 (Pretest).
Main Idea and Supporting Details - Main Idea (Level 1).
Main Idea and Supporting Details - Main Ideas (Level 2).
Main Idea and Supporting Details - Supporting Details, Mapping, and Outlining (Level 1).
Main Idea and Supporting Details - Supporting Details, Mapping, and Outlining (Level 2).
Main Idea and Supporting Details - Implied Main Ideas (Level 1).
Main Idea and Supporting Details - Implied Main Ideas (Level 2).
Sentence Structure – Fragments.
Sentence Structure - Run-Ons and Comma Splices.
Sentence Structure – Parallelism.
Sentence Structure - Comma Usage.
Sentence Structure – Possession.
Sentence Structure – Punctuation.
Purpose and Focus - Writing Situations.
Purpose and Focus - The Writing Process.
Purpose and Focus - Topic Sentences.
Purpose and Focus - Critical Thinking Skills.
Author’s Use of Language - Improving Reading and Writing (Level 1).
Author’s Use of Language - Improving Reading and Writing (Level 2).
Author’s Use of Language - Transitions (Level 1).
Author’s Use of Language - Transitions (Level 2).
Author’s Use of Language - Patterns of Organization (Level 1).
Author’s Use of Language - Patterns of Organization (Level 2).
Author’s Use of Language - Reading Visual Aids.
Author’s Use of Language - Critical Reading.
Agreement - Subject-Verb Agreement.
Sentence Logic - Modifier Use.
Agreement - Pronoun Agreement.
Sentence Logic - Sound-Alikes and Look-Alikes.
Organization and Structure - Coherence and Organization.
Organization and Structure - Layout/Document Design.
Organization and Structure – Description.
Organization and Structure – Narration.
Organization and Structure – Process.
Organization and Structure - Cause and Effect.
Organization and Structure - Compare and Contrast.
Inferences in a Text or Texts.
Development and Support - Supporting ideas.
Development and Support - Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing.
Development and Support - Moving From Paragraphs to Essays.
Agreement: Consistency - Simple Present Tense.
Agreement: Consistency - Simple Past Tense.
Agreement: Consistency - Perfect Tenses.
Agreement: Consistency - Progressive Tenses.
Sentence Variety and Style.
Diagnostic Assessment: Integrated Reading and Writing Level 1 (Posttest).
Unassigned but available:
Foundations of Writing - Nouns and Articles.
Foundations of Writing – Adjectives.
Foundations of Writing – Verbals.
Foundations of Writing – Prepositions.
Foundations of Writing - Auxiliary Verbs.
Foundations of Writing - Basic Sentence Structure.
Aplia
Aplia is an online learning solution that increases student engagement with automatically graded assignments and detailed explanations.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1305273443
  • ISBN-13: 9781305273443
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Aplia Instructor Testimonial: Jarren Gonzales

Hear how Jarren Gonzales of Orange Coast Community College uses Aplia to build foundational skills.

“I was very engaged; the content in Aplia is useful. The study tools and materials in Aplia most definitely help me feel more prepared. I understood more than I would have otherwise.”

“[Aplia] has facilitated a greater level of meaningful engagement for my students, and has prepared them more effectively to be successful on the TSI Writing exam. Thank you.”

“Aplia helps and encourages the students to do the readings and pay more attention to the information, and it will allow you to bring in more examples and have APPLIED examples.”