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EDUC 426 Reading In The Content Area

Cross listed with ENGL 426. The focus of this course is on the development of reading instructional strategies in K-12 classrooms across all content areas with an emphasis on non-fiction text. Scientifically and researched-based best practices in fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, assessment in reading ability, and the identification and correction of reading difficulties are emphasized. Participation in teaching demonstrations support teacher candidates’ use of teaching strategies.  This course is required for all secondary education majors and the Title I Reading credential. Pre-requisite: Admission to Teacher Education and junior standing.