COURSE: 54-471 Instructional Strategies and Learning Communities for Teaching Reading and the Integrated Language Arts, 4-12 (3)|
This course examines the theories and practices appropriate for balanced reading and language arts instruction and assessment in grades 4-12. The emphasis of the course is on functional techniques for improving student reading performance in the upper grades and incorporating reading into subject matter instruction. Effective reading and writing instructional strategies and assessments, including those that address the specific needs of second language learners, are modeled and practiced. Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA; Consent of Education Advisor; 54-242, 54-303, 54-353, 54-391. Offered: Every semester.