Spring 2020 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2022  
Spring 2020 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDT 4020 - Literacy Instruction for Secondary Teachers


This methodology course teaches the knowledge and skills necessary to support the literacy development of secondary learners, including English learners, across the content areas. The core areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, as outlined in the English Language Arts (7-12) Common Core standards, and the English Language Development standards, serve as the foundation and the focus. The development of reading comprehension skills, vocabulary development, and literary response and analysis and culturally diverse literature are emphasized. Instruction also emphasizes reading and writing across the curriculum to support content area knowledge. This course includes intentional practice of classroom management, active and equitable participation for culturally, ethnically, linguistically and academically diverse learners, lesson planning, and formative assessment to differentiate instruction for all learners. Twenty (20) fieldwork hours are required. Candidates are responsible for transportation to and from the school site.

Offered As: EDU 6020  

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