Students explore the theories, models, and strategies for teaching and learning the components of the language arts program for elementary school. Students are given the opportunity to acquire knowledge and to apply strategies for teaching reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visual representing.
Develop differentiated instruction in language arts.
Evaluate methods of monitoring student's progress in language arts.
Learning and Teaching Language Arts
Analyze the implications of language learning and culture.
Determine appropriate strategies for teaching language arts and best practices.
Analyze the influence of instructional approaches for integrating the language arts.
Identify technology resources as tools for teaching language arts.
Listening and Speaking in the Classroom
Identify methods used to adapt effective listening techniques.
Differentiate among aesthetic, efferent, and critical listening.
Explain the purpose of effective speaking.
Analyze the use of conversations as a learning tool.
Apply strategies on using speech and listening as a learning tool in the classroom.
Teaching Reading Fundamentals
Describe strategies to foster children's interest in literacy.
Integrate aesthetic and efferent reading across the curriculum.
Apply the fundamentals of the reading process to teaching reading.
Teaching Writing Fundamentals
Demonstrate how to teach the writing process.
Analyze the connection between reading and writing.
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