Oct 31, 2020  
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LAE 4940 - Internship in Middle Grades Language Arts


12 credits
Prerequisites: Successful completion of all other coursework in the B.S. in Middle Grades Education program of studies; and prior to enrolling in any upper level course (course number beginning with a 3 or 4), students must complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: ENC 1101 - Composition I , ENC 1102 - Composition II , and three semester hours of college level mathematics; or permission from the appropriate academic Dean
Required: This course requires teacher candidates to lead instruction in an area 5-9 language arts classroom under the supervision of a trained clinical educator. The internship requires 15 weeks in a 5-9 classroom for the duration of the mentor teacher's contracted day.

This course requires teacher candidates to lead instruction in an area 5-9 language arts classroom under the supervision of a trained clinical educator. Guided by the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, ESOL Performance Standards, ESOL K-12 Competencies and Skills, and Reading competencies, teacher candidates will write lesson plans, choose materials, conduct lessons, and manage student behavior during one semester of full day internship. Over the course of the internship, teacher candidates will conduct systematic inquiry about their work with children in 5-9 school settings and continually revise their classroom instruction and management through a cycle of reflective practice. Teacher candidates will participate in a series of required mandatory seminars at Florida SouthWestern State College.



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