Sep 21, 2021
EDEC 3110 - Methods of Teaching Reading Grades 1-3
Provides preparation for teaching developmental reading in grades 1-3. A stage model of literacy is emphasized, along with research-based instructional strategies appropriate to the development of literacy in young children. All forms of literacy (reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing) and the way they contribute to the development of proficient reading studied. A literature approach emphasized; however, all literacy methodologies studied.
Requisites: Advanced Standing and (EDEC 3002 or EDEC 3003) concurrent
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Candidates will develop the skills necessary for teaching language and vocabulary development.
- Candidates will be able to use theory and research when developing a literacy classroom.
- Candidates will develop skills in creating home and school relationships.
- Candidates will develop strategies for teaching the comprehension of texts.
- Candidates will develop strategies for teaching word recognition.
- Candidates will develop the skills and dispositions necessary to understand and use the foundations of reading/literacy development.
- Candidates will learn to organize and manage the reading/literacy classroom.
- Candidates will understand the role of and be able to use assessment in designing reading/literacy instruction.
- Candidates will understand the role of diversity in the development of reading/literacy.
- Candidates will use motivating reading/literacy activities with young children.
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