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Writing Theory & Practice in Middle Childhood/Adolescence

Core course for understanding the teaching of reading from grades 5 through 12. 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 2015
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department