2021-2022 Catalog

ERL 440 Language Arts and Literacy Integration

This course provides candidates with the opportunity to design and implement instructional plans that support literacy development for all learners. Topics include literacy instructional strategies aligned with the State Standards including literacy and English Language Arts, technology to foster flexible learning opportunities, writing, and children’s multicultural literature.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Admission to BA in Education Program or Director Approval

Outcomes

  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Demonstrate competency in using children’s literature to encompass the diversity of the classroom.
  3. Craft a sequence of integrated writing lessons using the State Standards to ensure that students gain adequate exposure to a range of texts and tasks and infuse rigor into the lessons so students read and compose texts to support their literacy development.
  4. Investigate writing development and instructional/assessment strategies, from vocabulary and syntax to the development and organization of ideas.
  5. Integrate writing and literacy instruction aligned with State Standards into instruction, curriculum, and assessment practices.