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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

Teaching Reading and Writing in Elementary Schools

Two-semester sequence: EDUC 379A and 379B. Reading instruction in elementary school, including development of oral language and listening comprehension as a basis for learning to read; English language structure; planning, organizing, and managing reading instruction based on ongoing assessment; word analysis; fluency; vocabulary; academic language and background knowledge; and comprehension. Awareness and planning for cultural, linguistic, and ethnic diversity, and for children with special needs, will be stressed. Three to five hours of fieldwork in schools also required for undergraduates.

Course Credit:

Rebecca Akin
Instructor consent required.

Open to undergraduates with instructor approval.
Open to graduate students only.


Last Updated: 9/21/17