Language Arts/Reading (LART)
This course focuses on research-based strategies necessary for effective literacy instruction in language arts, mathematics, science and social science. Reading selections and strategies will reflect the subject matter content of the various disciplines, with emphasis on mathematics, science, and social studies. Required for all middle level teacher education students.
This course offers a constructivist approach to the study of the key literacy skills needed by the middle level teacher, including those needed for reading literature and informational texts, writing, speaking and listening, and language. Students will learn and use research-based approaches for teaching these literacy skills. Required for all middle level teacher education students with a language arts concentration.
Prerequisites: LART 3010 (may be taken concurrently)