NYU Steinhardt

Reading Theory and Practices in Middle Childhood and Adolescence

  • Course Number: LITC-GE 2014
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Core course for understanding the teaching of reading from grades 5 through 12. Survey of reading theory, development, assessment & related instructional practices. Focus on teaching the skills involved in reading words accurately & fluently to comprehend complex texts (literary, informational, digital media). Emphasis on providing appropriate instruction to students from linguistically & culturally diverse backgrounds & providing targeted interventions for struggling readers.
  • Old Course Number: E26.2014