Apr 14, 2024  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog

EDU 311 - Reading and Language Arts I (3)

Prerequisite: EDU 211  
A methods course focusing on the discovery and investigation of language arts, reading methods and materials for the elementary (including early childhood K-3) and middle grade settings, including phonological awareness, phonics, word study, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Students will explore a variety of instructional approaches to teach reading through a balanced approach, including direct and inquiry-based instruction. Students will become acquainted with literature for children and adolescents, including the different genres and its application for teaching language arts skills. Emphasis will be placed on implementing state and national reading and language arts standards.