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Spring 2014
Oct 19, 2017
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ED 655B - Literacy Instruction in the Intermediate Grades 3-6

Course Description: The course offers in-depth exploration of the reading and writing processes involved as children, in the intermediate grades, continue to learn to read and read to learn. Candidates will apply current research on best practices, as they investigate instructional models, and focus on integrating literacy processes and instructional practices across the disciplines. Topics will include the development of instructional strategies to meet diverse needs; growth in fluency through word study and vocabulary development; the utilization of metacognitive strategies in the construction of meaning; reading/writing across the curriculum via integrated thematic instruction; the use of children's literature in developing narrative and expository text structures; parallel task design in reading and writing, as required by state ELA standards and mandated ELA assessments.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Education Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Graduate level ED 655A Minimum Grade of B

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