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Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 23, 2016
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EDL 5503 - Teach Read in Cont Areas K-12
The purpose of this course is to help teachers learn how to integrate literacy with content areas so that all students can effectively and efficiently construct meaning. Each subject area, at all levels, makes unique literacy demands of the learner. Specific topics include: exploring the nature of the reading process; creating an instructional environment that provides for individual differences and promotes collaborative efforts through use of thematic units; understanding and implementing the use of pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading strategies; vocabulary acquisition, study strategies, questioning strategies; text structures; integrating appropriate trade books and a variety of written materials; formal and informal assessment; using semantic, syntactic and graphophonemic interrelationships for self-monitoring; connecting prior knowledge with new information; increasing motivation for students to read widely and for pleasure; and using appropriate information and instructional technologies as a tool to expand the breadth and depth of knowledge. Graduate students will be required to present a content area lesson in a classroom setting. Adolescence Dual Certification track Prerequisite: EDL 5500.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Education Division
Literacy Education Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Graduate level EDL 5500 Minimum Grade of D- or Graduate level EDU 5500 Minimum Grade of D-

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