Sep 21, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 2640 - Language Arts: Theory to Practice PreK-8


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every Semester.

This course introduces the teacher candidate to the teaching and learning processes associated with comprehensive Language Arts instruction in the PreK–8 school setting. Emphasis is placed on the development of a knowledge base needed to assist the teacher candidate in making insightful decisions regarding objectives and practices. Current trends, research, and state and national standards will be included. Instruction will lead to teacher candidate knowledge, understanding and use of the core theories, and practices from reading, language, and child/adolescent development to teach reading, writing, speaking, viewing, listening, and thinking skills to PreK–8 students. A pre-practicum of 15 hours is required.  Required for all Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education: Moderate Disabilities PreK-8 and Severe Disabilities Education Majors.

Prerequisite(s): Successful Passage of Communication and Literacy MTEL. (Both Reading and Writing Subtests).



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