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IL 2208 - READING/WRITING METHODS 1: PRE K - GRADE 1

Credits: 3.0

This course is intended for teacher candidates who are pursuing prek-4 certification. It is the first in a two-course sequence that focuses on classroom teaching methods for literacy. It is also part of a set of courses that focus on literacy development and instruction. Other courses in the set include reading/writing methods 2: grades 2-4, 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 1 will have opportunities to build their knowledge about specific aspects of literacy, including: (a) oral language development, (b) emergent literacy, (c) concepts about print, (d) comprehension, and (e) writing. In addition, candidates will learn about specific instructional approaches and resources for supporting students in developing those aspects of literacy in pre-kindergarten - grade 1.

Recent Instructors

Katrina Bartow Jacobs

  • Fall 2019 (2201) - Syllabus
  • Fall 2020 (2211)

Michelle J. Sobolak

  • Fall 2018 (2191) - Syllabus
  • Fall 2020 (2211)