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EDUC545 - Reading and Writing in the Elementary School

 

This course examines the methods and materials for teaching reading and writing in the elementary school classroom. It includes a review of the research and literature pertaining to the basic concepts underlying reading and writing methods; an introduction to emergent literacy in the elementary classroom, the psychological and linguistic factors that influence the reading and writing process; reading comprehension strategies, vocabulary development, phonemic awareness, and the use of technology in teaching reading and writing. The course also explores the relationship between reading and writing; strategies for developing listening and speaking skills; reading materials and methods for students with special needs; expository writing; integrating the language arts across all areas of the elementary school curriculum and the effect of current reading process theory on teaching practices. NOTE: You may NOT take EDUC545 if you have taken EDUC551

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session A - 16 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 07/21/19 Spring 2019 Session A - 16 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Literature and the Child, 8th ed. (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.)
ISBN: 9781133602071
Publication Info: Cengage
Author: Galda/Sipe/Liang/Cullinan
Unit Cost: $296.02
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: ACP Language Arts: Learning & Teaching w/CD
ISBN: 9780495481850
Publication Info: Cengage
Author: Strickland/Galda/Cullinan
Unit Cost: $267.02
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Knowledge to Support Teaching of Read.
ISBN: 9780787974657
Publication Info: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Author: Snow
Unit Cost: $40.60
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Guided Reading: Responsive Teaching Across the Grades, 2nd ed. (if you have the 1st edition of this title (9780435088637), you are not required to purchase this new edition)
ISBN: 9780325086842
Publication Info: Heinemann
Author: Fountas, I. and Pinnell, G.
Unit Cost: $66.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A