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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 300 Reading, Writing, and Children’s Literature in the Elementary School with Field Experiences

3 Credit(s) W
This course emphasizes strategies for teaching reading, writing, and literature to all children in a multi-cultural setting. Students will learn contemporary, evidence-based strategies for teaching literacy, including encoding and decoding skills, comprehension, vocabulary, writing and independent reading. Writer’s workshop, discussion, fostering motivation to read, and the role of literacy assessment in differentiating instruction will be emphasized.  Through writing and revision, students learn to express themselves effectively as future professionals.  Three lecture hours per week plus field experiences. Required for Education majors, Elementary concentration. Prerequisites: EDU 100 , EDU 208A , EDU 250A  and acceptance into Licensure Program.