Jan 23, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 324 - Elementary Language Arts Methods

3 hours

A comprehensive study of effective evidence-based language arts principles and instructional methods appropriate for Kindergarten-8th grade. Effective methods and strategies related to both the receptive and expressive language arts (including listening, talking, writing, viewing, and visual representation) are emphasized. Teacher candidates become familiar with frameworks of instruction that support multi-grade contexts, developmentally appropriate practices, and differentiating for diversity. Study is given to assessments that inform instruction in the language arts. A minimum of 15 hours of cohort-based field experience provides opportunities for application of knowledge, skills, and dispositions. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education. Completion of ENGL 132  for any candidate who does not have either a B in ENGL 101  or a minimum score of 21 on the English component of the ACT, 510 on the SAT or 29 (writing/language subscore) on the SAT-R.