Nov 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog
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ED 642 - Methods of Teaching English Language Arts in Secondary Grades


This course focuses on the basic concepts, principles, and techniques associated with the teaching of English Language Arts in secondary grades. Particular emphasis is placed on the cultural and personal imperative to read and to write. Reading and writing in the four literary genres for young adults and adults are explored including:  informational texts, development of effective assignments, teaching for different purposes, data collection and assessment techniques for grades 5-12, and teaching students with diverse reading and writing abilities. The teaching of speaking, listening, and media literacy are modeled and practiced. This course emphasizes the understanding and application of research in the design and delivery of curriculum in the content area. 25 hours of field experience in an English Language Arts classroom required.

Credits: 3



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