Content Literacy 2-6 English Only and English Language Learners (EO & ELLs)
EDUC370 (Not Liberal Arts) $ Content Literacy 2-6 English Only and English Language Learners (EO & ELLs) 3 hrs. 3 crs. This is part 2 of required literacy education courses for teacher candidates. It focuses on content area literacy Instruction for Mainstream English Only (EO) and English Language Learners (ELLs), in grades 2-6. In this course, students will focus on standards-based literacy instruction and children's literature used in designing literacy programs for students in grades 2-6 classrooms in academic content areas - science, mathematics, social studies and the arts for both English Only (EO) students and English Language Learners (ELLs). A major focus for this course will be methods for teaching content area literacy skills in grades 2-6 and the use of instructional technology and multicultural resource materials for both English Only students (EOs) and English Language Learners (ELLs). A special focus in this course will include planning for and teaching English as a Second Language through the content areas for English Language Learners. Preq: EDUC 369 and admission to the Teacher Education curriculum and methods courses. 15 hrs of field work required. This course may be offered in a face-to-face or hybrid format.