3-6 Integrated Literacy and Assessment provides intermediate literacy theory to foster language development, create literacy rich environments for upper elementary children using adolescent literature, assess and evaluate literacy learning, and provide differentiation and interventions for diverse learners, including strategies for ELL students in the 3-6 classroom. Based on the State Standards for College, evidence-based intermediate literacy instruction includes modeled, guided, and direct instruction in the reading workshop; age-appropriate skills and strategies; this course integrates reading/writing, listening/speaking, and viewing/visual representation for the intermediate reader and writer. An eight-week project in which students observe, assess and diagnose literacy acquisition problems and tutor an intermediate grade student is embedded in this course. Program Admission required.
- Teacher: Claudia McVicker