EDT 346M Reading Instruction for Middle Grades (3)

Students expand and extend knowledge base from EDT 246M; explore, study, apply, and assimilate new learning about effective reading and literacy strategies appropriate to development and needs of early adolescent learners (grades 4-9). Focuses on knowledge and skills necessary to make and apply appropriate programmatic and instructional decisions including knowledge of the early adolescent learner, reading and writing processes, instructional strategies, and integrating materials and learning environments. Laboratory and field experiences are an integral part of the course.

Prerequisite: retention in middle childhood cohort at instructional procedures waypoint. Part of fall semester middle childhood content methods block.

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