T EDUC 535
Provides research base for teaching language arts to diverse secondary students including English language learners and students with disabilities. Integrates writing with literature across content areas. Addresses evaluation and modification of curricular materials. Teaches methods of evaluating student progress.
This course provides a research base for teaching language art (literacy) in the sciences to diverse secondary students including English language learners and students with disabilities. Course integrates writing with literature across content areas, addresses evaluation and modification of curricular materials, and teaches methods for evaluating student progress. This course is a requirement.
Student learning goals
The goal of this course is two-fold: first, to make overt the importance of language in science education and, second, to provide specific literacy strategies for you to use in your future classroom.
-To be able to assess the readability of a text
-To understand and use metacognitive strategies
-To practice reading strategies and apply them to various types of literature and media
-To define a personal philosophy on literacy in science
General method of instruction
This is a seminar, therefore students are expected to have completed assigned readings prior to attending class and will be expected to participate in discussion based upon reading.
Class assignments and grading
Assignments are based on four major components: reading journal, presentations, projects, quizzes
Grades are based on score earned on all assignments. UWT Grade schedule, conversion of grades from percentages, and grade appeal process are found in the Student Handbook.