Mar 31, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ED 343 - Literacy in Middle and High Schools


This course considers reading as a thinking process, and examines the acquisition of basic concepts in disciplines taught in middle schools and high schools. Topics include the range of reading ability in classrooms, the deficiencies of textbook presentations, the acquisition of reading and study skills and multiple literacies beyond reading print text. Students will be expected to determine the readability of certain assignments, construct lesson plans, and develop a unit in their content area related to what is expected in the Vermont teaching standards. A field placement in a middle or high school is required.

Prerequisites: ED 231 and ED 271; Co-requisite: ED 361 or Permission of Instructor. Overall content GPA 3.0

 

Full course
Misc. Notes: Education Major/Minor/Licensure students only. Includes a weekly field-placement in a public middle or high school.