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Writing Theory & Practice in Early Childhood/Childhood

Core course for understanding the teaching of writing from early childhood through grade 6. Survey of writing theory, development, assessment & related instructional practices. Examines the role of writing within a comprehensive integrated curriculum including attention to narrative, expository & argumentative writing; how to address mechanics effectively; & supporting writers at risk of failing to meet grade-level standards, as well as reticent writers.

Course #
LITC-GE 2013
Units
3
Term
Summer, Fall
Department