Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 05-353 Methods of Teaching Reading and the Integrated Language Arts, K-3 (3)
This course examines the theories and practices appropriate for balanced reading and language arts instruction and assessment at the primary levels (K-3). The emphasis of the course is on learning important theories as a foundation for sound instruction and assessment decisions that will result in candidate proficiency with the English language and the ability to apply language and thinking skills to many different genres, concepts and situations. Effective reading and writing instructional strategies and assessments, including those that differentiate instruction and assessment to meet the needs of individual learners and the specific needs of second language learners, will be modeled and practiced. Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA; Consent of Education Advisor; 05-240. Offered: Every semester.