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Reading Theory/Practice in Middle Childhood/Adolescence

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
Course #
LITC-GE 2014
Units
3
Term
Summer, Fall
Department