Sep 18, 2020
EDUC 1030 - Literacy Education Strategies Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3 Lab None
Course Description: Reading and Writing are integral parts of every K-12 classroom. In this course, students will learn about skills, resources and teaching strategies for developing literacy in K-12 students. Students are required to participate in 10 hours of field experience activities involving literacy in K-12 schools and must provide their own transportation. A Minnesota Human Services background study with no restrictions may be required.
Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher.
- Instructional Strategies
- Foundations of Reading
- Phonemic awareness
- Phonics and other word-recognition skills
- Vocabulary development
- Foundations of Writing
- Basic writing skills: spelling, capitalization, punctuation, handwriting/keyboarding, and sentence structure
- Writing processes: planning, revising, and editing
- Writing knowledge: understanding of discourse and genre
- Literacy Resources
- Technological devices
- Recording Data
- Curriculum-based measurements
- State Standards
- Common Core
- Field Experience
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
- interpret a wide range of texts.
- explain terminology related to the instruction of reading and writing.
- support the instruction of students in reading and writing following written and oral lesson plans.
- utilize effective developmental, age-appropriate, and culturally sensitive instructional strategies in reading and writing.
- access and effectively use available resources, including technology, for supporting teacher instruction in the subjects of reading and writing.
- gather and record data regarding student performance in the areas of reading and writing.
- describe on how the Minnesota Standards and Testing (including state and local testing) direct the teaching of reading and writing in Minnesota.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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