Description: Introduces the candidate to teaching language and literacy development processes for writing and composition for children from kindergarten through eighth grade. Focus includes research-based instructional strategies to develop competences for various approaches to writing instruction. Emphasis is placed on developing professional responsibilities and ethical conduct that supports a learning environment, including classroom management. Where candidates are exposed to developmentally appropriate instructional design and lesson planning with appropriate accommodations and modifications while assessing, monitoring, and reporting progress for diverse student populations including those with exceptionalities through facilitation and methodologies for teaching language. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Prerequisite: ECI 402, ECI 403 and Admission to the Teacher Education Program