Dec 16, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ESL 3308 - Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners

Credits: 3 hrs
The course examines instructional strategies to meet the needs of English language learners in the mainstream classroom. Teacher candidates are introduced to strategies for the development of students’ reading and writing skills, academic language, and vocabulary. Special emphasis is placed on designing and implementing effective lesson plans that include both language objectives and content-area objectives. Some attention is given to selecting diverse age-appropriate works, evaluating/adapting literary materials, and using a variety of texts such as advertisements and cartoons.
Pre-requisite(s): Junior standing or permission of the instructor.