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General Education Program Structure

General Education Program Structure CREW
CREW Outcomes - PDF

Close Reading

  • Recognizes possible implications of the text for contexts, perspectives, or issues beyond the assigned task within the classroom or beyond the author's explicit message (e.g. might recognize broader issues at play, or might pose challenges to the author's message and presentation).
  • Uses the text, general background knowledge and/or specific knowledge of the author's context to draw more complex inferences about the author's message and attitude.
  • Evaluates how textual features (e.g. sentence and paragraph structure or tone) contribute to the author's message; draws basic inferences about context and purpose of text. 

For Effective Writing

  • Introduce and Emphasize
  • Emphasize and Reinforce
  • Reinforce and Advance