ECE 3330 - Teach Reading in Grades 3 - 5
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education; ECE 3302; ECE 3320, and EDUC 2130. The relationship among reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing is studied in the context of national and state performance standards for grades 3-5. Content area reading, study strategies, comprehension strategies, use of a variety of genres, and various strategies for teaching spelling, grammar, vocabulary, and writing are included. Emphasis is placed on insuring that candidates understand the transition from learning to read to reading to learn, the connection between reading and writing, the significance of listening, speaking and viewing within the context of reading, and the use of technology to extend and support literacy.