May 18, 2024  
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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@EDUC 407 - Integrated Literacy

3 Credit(s)

This course is designed to provide the prospective elementary teacher with opportunities to review and expand upon the information presented in EDLS 207  and EDLS 306 . In a simulated classroom setting students will use quality children’s literature, effective literacy strategies, and integrated science/literacy lessons to model balanced literacy instruction. Science/literacy lessons will be created citing the NYS ELA Common Core Standards, along with various forms of assessment to measure instruction and evaluate individual progress while managing the classroom environment. Students will further explore how the use of children’s literature with effective literacy strategies can promote the literacy development of English Language Learners. This course is part of the Childhood/Early Childhood Education Program’s Block II Field Experience in which students will complete 70+ hours of classroom field experience at a designated professional development school. This course is taught in conjunction with the methods courses Elementary Science Methods (@EDUC 409 ) and Foundations of Classroom Behavior (@EDUC 411 ). Fall and Spring.

Prerequisite(s): EDLS 306 .

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