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ENGL 426 Reading in the Content Area

Cross-listed with ENGL 426. The focus of the course is on development of instructional strategies to teach reading and comprehension in all K-12 classrooms. Studies focus on basic principles of developmental reading theory and practice while focusing on diverse learners and learning styles. Participation in teaching demonstrations support the student’s use of teaching strategies. This course emphasizes reflective teaching practice and the commitment to varying teaching methods and assessment approaches for K-12 teachers. Students will complete an arranged literacy-based teaching field experience in the Fall session. This course is required for all secondary education majors. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education and Junior standing. Fall, Summer.