2019-2020 Catalog

LAE 4416 Children's Literature for Educators

This course examines content and teaching strategies for teaching reading through the use of children's literature. Emphasis is on the identification of high-quality literature and the development of disciplinary literacy. Students will learn to scaffold student learning by applying the principles of research-based reading instruction and integrating the six components of reading. Students will engage in the systematic problem-solving and will plan for multilevel classrooms with learners from diverse backgrounds using researched based strategies aligned to standards. In addition to class meetings, a minimum of 15 hours of field experience in a diverse age 3 to grade 12 setting are required. Successful completion of this course is a grade of C or better. This is an ESOL (2010) infused class, and satisfies Florida Reading Endorsement (2011) Competency Two (Application of Research-Based Instructional Practices).

Credits

3

Prerequisite

EDF 2005

Corequisite

EEC 4301

Classification

Baccalaureate