May 27, 2024  
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RED 3324 - Teaching Reading in the Middle School Curriculum


3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Education program or special permission from the Dean of the School of Education; 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
This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates with theory and methodology for teaching reading at the middle school level. The course will emphasize Scientifically-Based Reading Research (SBRR) and strategies for developing vocabulary and comprehension. In this course, teacher candidates will also examine research and practice regarding teaching of specialized reading strategies for the various disciplines. Teacher candidates will also evaluate student progress in reading and integrate reading and study skills into content area instruction. This course requires 15 hours of field experience in a middle grades (5-9) reading classroom.



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