This course focuses on early reading and writing development (K-3). Students will explore critical issues of literacy acquisition, assessment, instruction, and intervention. Special attention will be given to effective methods for reading, writing, and word knowledge instruction, including materials, strategies, and organization to meet the needs of all learners. Selected assessment and instructional activities will be designed for implementation with elementary students during field placement experiences.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017