Learning and Teaching Literacy in Childhood Settings II: Literacy in Grades 3 to 6

Overview

Subject area

EDE

Catalog Number

713

Course Title

Learning and Teaching Literacy in Childhood Settings II: Literacy in Grades 3 to 6

Description

An introduction to language arts theory and methodology for teaching in the later elementary grades, grades 3-6. Readings focus on theory, research, and instructional strategies that reflect on current understandings of literacy learning in linguistically and culturally diverse school settings. This knowledge base will help students critically analyze methods, instruction, and curricular choices in the language arts. A variety of effective teaching practices will be explored that address the development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, including how to employ a variety of literacy assessment tools to plan instruction for students with diverse learning needs. Ten hours of fieldwork is required to complete course assignments and requirements.PREREQ: EDE 721 and EDE 722. COREQ: EDE 714. No student can receive credit for both EDE 713 and EDC 713.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

010609

Course Schedule