Course Overview

Prerequisite: Admission to the program. Co-requisite: ELEM 2301 Field Experience I. Candidates explore a broad range of children’s literature genres, including literature from different cultures and informational texts for students in K-6th grades. Candidates learn criteria information for evaluating and selecting quality, developmentally appropriate reading materials in order to create a literate classroom environment for all students. The course will include a focus on using wide reading and genres to develop and implement activities aligned with Common Core State Standards’ literacy goals in language arts, social studies, science and math.

Course Details

  • Course credit hours: 3