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RL 561 Overview

This course focuses on the unique challenges found in the language and literacies needed across content areas, specifically in the disciplinary language demands found in texts that are specific to each subject area. The role of the reading teacher and middle/high school teacher in developing high-level literacy skills within and across content areas is explored. Students will learn strategies for teaching children how to use disciplinary-based literacies to understand and use information, specifically through reading and writing content-based texts. Students will practice a range of disciplinary literacy strategies with pupils in 6-12 classrooms and schools.

  • 4.00 Credits
  • RL