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EDU-451-01, Teaching Reading/Writing Cont Areas II (WN14)

INSTRUCTOR: Gail Donahue, Ph.D.

SCHEDULE/DAY/TIME: Saturday/9:00 – 4:00 pm, 01/01/2014-01/25/2014

CONTENT:

This course is designed to give participants an understanding of those topics that can enhance or inhibit reading in the content area. Participants will learn scaffolding strategies that meet the diverse needs of their students. Students will practice and design literacy strategies that aide in the teaching of reading and writing. Particular attention will be given to the Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Learning Skills. Incorporating technology and multi-media instruction into the content areas will also be presented.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

-Use appropriate before, during and after reading strategies that support content area learning, various learning styles, and the CCSS (EDO 1, 2, 3, 4;  INTASC 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8)

-Demonstrate knowledge of a variety of strategies that promote independence in content area reading (EDO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; INTASC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

-Recognize various patterns of reading problems and demonstrate the use of a variety of approaches to assist students who are experiencing difficulty (EDO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; INTASC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

-Incorporate methods of teaching reading that address: learning preferences, ELL, and learning disabilities (EDO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; INTASC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

-Demonstrate knowledge of the integration of technology into the content area (EDO 1, 2, 3; INTASC 1, 4, 6, 7, 8)

-Use writing strategies that facilitate learning in the content areas (EDO 1, 2, 3; INTASC 1, 4, 6, 7)

-Practice various approaches for informational reading, including text generated questions (EDO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; INTASC 1, 3, 4, 7, 8)

-Understand assorted note taking and study skill approaches for teaching content material (EDO 2, 3; INTASC 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9)

METHODS:

1. Class Discussion

2. In-class Group Work

3. Lecture

4. Demonstrations/modeling

5. Reflective Writing

6. Student Presentations

7. Videos

8. Multimedia/Technology

REQUIREMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS: 

1. Class participation/attendance

2. Content Area Reading Strategy (CARS)    

3. Web Quest Discussion 

4. Annotated Bibliography Internet Project

5. Deeper Reading Lesson (CCSS)

6. Revised Lesson Plan

REQUIRED TEXT(S) OR MATERIALS: 

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RECOMMENDED READINGS OR MATERIALS: 

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READINGS AND/OR ASSIGNMENTS TO BE DONE PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS:

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