This course develops an understanding of the six components of reading and principles of research-based reading instruction. Specific topics addressed will include theories and models of the reading process, language acquisition, early reading concepts (concepts about print, letter knowledge, phonological and phonemic awareness), phonics and word recognition (phonics, alphabetic principle, high-frequency sight words, structural analysis), fluency, vocabulary development, comprehension strategies, reading-writing connections, content-area reading skills, and assessments (formal and informal). This course requires 15 hours of field experience in a k-8 classroom setting. Course objectives and assignments are designed to prepare students for the Florida Reading Endorsement (Competencies 1 & 2).
Prerequisite/corequisite: EDG 3622.
Terms Typically Offered: Fall
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