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Course Code: EDUC544 Course ID: 2802 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course examines the building blocks of teaching children to read. It focuses on the stages of literacy acquisition. It provides an overview of the core components of literacy instruction, which are phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. The course includes an exploration of instructional strategies to implement a coordinated literature program and plan an appropriate curriculum in literacy development.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 01/24/21||Fall 2020 Session A||16 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session A||16 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Two textbook are required for this course:
Bear, D.R., Invernizzi, M., Templeton, S., & Johnston, F. (2000). Words their way: Word study for phonics, vocabulary and spelling instruction. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill-Prentice Hall.
Armbruster, B. B., Lehr, F., & Osborn, J. (2001). Put reading first: The research blocks for teaching children to read. Washington, DC: The U.S. Department of Education.
|Book Title:||Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary and Spelling Instruction, 7th ed.|
|Author:||Bear, Invernizzi, Templeton and Johnston|
|Electronic Unit Cost:||$49.99|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.