This course introduces students to research and best practices applying reading, writing, speaking and listening strategies to enhance discipline-based learning outcomes, grades 6-12. Concepts related to College and Career Readiness and the Common Core Literacy Standards for grades 6-12 content areas provide the foundation for the knowledge, skills, and understanding in the course. General and discipline-speci fic elements of literacy, including vocabulary acquisition, speaking and listening in collaborative group and public presentation settings, reading and comprehending complex texts and multiple texts, genres, and formats, writing to learn and writing for audiences, comprise key areas of study. Students engage with scholarly and practice-oriented readings, web-based materials, case studies, model lessons, units, and programs. Finally, students demonstrate the application of contemporary literacy standards and practices in the content areas through class exercises, assignments, and projects and in lessons and units of study intended for use in middle and high school classrooms.
Co-requisite (0 credits): ED 6505G – Pre-Practicum Field-Based Experience II