|Graduate Course Details|
|Title||Literacy Instruction and Assessment in the Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom|
|Prerequisites||EDU 725, EDU 737 or permission of student?s program coordinator. Required: 25 hour Pre-practicum field experience|
This course focuses on evidence-based strategies for teaching reading and writing to all children in a multicultural setting. Topics include word analysis, comprehension, vocabulary, writing, guided reading, and independent reading. The role of literacy assessment in differentiating instruction will be emphasized and students will complete a case study of a child?s literacy development with recommendations for instruction.