IL 1209 - READING/WRITING METHODS 2: GRADES 2-4
This course is intended for teacher candidates who are pursuing prek-4 certification. It is the second in a two-course sequence and builds on concepts introduced in reading/writing methods 1. It is also part of set of courses that focus on literacy development and instruction. Other courses in the set include language and literature for the young child, and literacy assessment and instruction for children with disabilities in inclusive settings. Teacher candidates in reading/writing methods 2 will have opportunities to build their knowledge about specific aspects of literacy, including: (a) word study--decoding, spelling, and vocabulary, (b) comprehension, and (d) composition, including handwriting. In addition, candidates will learn about specific instructional approaches and resources for supporting students in developing those aspects of literacy in grades 2-4.
Recent and Upcoming Instructors
Katrina Bartow Jacobs