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EDUC 339 - Elementary Language Arts & Social Studies Methods


3 hours
A study of the methods of teaching in the language arts from a balanced literacy approach interrelated with the social studies.  A thematic unit approach will enhance understanding of integrating the language arts skills with the basic social heritage concepts of multiculturalism, values, citizenship, self-worth, and geographical/historical/biographical appreciation.  Candidates will be expected to include technology components and content area reading strategies into the thematic unit.  Candidates will demonstrate proficiency in Phases I and II of the Education Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA), and will practice the skills necessary for developing proficiency in Phase III of the edTPA.  This course includes a field experience. Satisfactory completion of field experiences are to be completed concurrently in EDUC 175 , EDUC 275 , or EDUC 375 . Prerequisite(s): EDUC 280 . UG