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Spring 2014
May 27, 2015
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ED 656 - Literacy in the Content Area

Course Description: This course explores to build literacy in the content area, grades 5-12. Issues discussed include strategies for building reading comprehension, constructing meaning, and building fluency through the use of non-fiction selections in the content areas. Approaches for developing skills in vocabulary, study skills, listening, writing, and speaking are examined throughout all disciplines. The course includes an analysis of reading-writing tasks on state/local exams in addition to procedures to develop parallel tasks in the classroom. Current scoring/assessment practices of the NYS ELA: 4th, 8th are examined. Regents exams are addressed, as well as the exploration of diagnostic, informal reading inventories, and the use of literacy portfolios at the intermediate and secondary levels.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial, Online Course

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Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate

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