This course will provide the middle school teacher candidate with the knowledge and skills to address the various reading, writing, and study skill levels and the literacy attitudes and motivation of middle school students. Theories, techniques, and strategies of reading, writing, vocabulary development, and study skills in the secondary content areas are studied and practiced. Connections between reading, writing, hearing, speaking, and thinking to the learning process are emphasized. Also an understanding of varying skill levels in these literacy areas will result in the ability to meet the needs of all learners. Students are expected to include literacy instruction with their content are assignments and field experiences.
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0