4012_4013YA_StrerzMCOURSE DESCRIPTION (taken from LU Calendar)
Education 4012: Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts (Primary-Junior)
This basic survey course is designed to familiarize teacher candidates with the characteristics and development of young children’s language. The course will focus on the teacher’s role in the selection, design, implementation, and evaluation of learning opportunities based on the individual’s abilities and needs in viewing, listening, speaking, reading and writing. A functional approach which recognizes the interrelated nature of the above communication strands will be explored within the current documents provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education for developing language arts programs at these levels.
Education 4013: Teaching Early Literacy (Primary-Junior)
Theory, processes and strategies in teaching literacy skills to young children. Please note that C&I Language Arts (4012) and Teaching Literacy (4013) will be combined in this course
First Term Reading List
Guides to Effective Instruction Link
Language Curriculum document
LNS Webcast Links
This is an article by Susan Brookhart that describes Effective feedback.
The following Links are for your Reading list
Following are some additional interesting articles to support your learning
Repeated Interactive Read-Aloud article
Marzano’s 9 Effective Strategies Handout5-MarzanoHighYieldStrategies