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EDUC 774 - Content Area Reading

4 hours
Enduring reading comprehension of discipline-related text including core textbooks and non-fictional materials requires a specific set of strategies. Key components include: motivation, knowledge of language development and its relation to reading, recognizing how cultural and ethnic diversity impacts reading and writing. This course will explore the differences in content area texts and other non-fiction genre and concomitant strategies in which individuals demonstrate proficiency. Common Core State Standards will be addressed.  The topics include pre-, during, and post reading strategies; vocabulary development, writing to learn, and study skills. This course includes Clinical Experience I, which is a 15-hour practical experience in administering, evaluating, and applying reading and writing strategies to students at both the elementary and secondary levels. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 773 . GR