In this course, emphasis will be placed on a developmental approach to teaching literacy which uses a balanced approach to meeting the needs of the students.  Strategies for teaching fluency, vocabulary and word study, and comprehension will be studied to enable learners to become independent and competent readers and writers. The reading/writing connection will be expanded upon.  Assessment and evaluation will be taught as a means to inform instruction. This course includes a 20 hour field experience.

3.0Credits

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