ELEM-4433 Intermediate Reading
The focus of this course includes the intermediate stages of literacy elements, including vocabulary, spelling, fluency, and comprehension. The use of narrative and expository texts will also be addressed. The construction of reading lesson plans for the intermediate grade child, Ell students, student diversity and reluctant readers will also be addressed. Candidates will be prepared to present reading lessons in Intermediate practicum using data gain from pre testing to construct lesson plans and assess and reflect on gains in student learning. The role of Rti will be reviewed. This course is normally offered in the spring semester.