EDU 208C/TECP 68C
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This course focuses on methods for integrating explicit instruction of effective reading comprehension strategies into content area teaching. Before, during, and after reading strategies that will help students to comprehend challenging content area reading material will be introduced and practiced. Mentor texts will be used to demonstrate text structure and make the connection between reading and writing in the content areas. Students will learn strategies for motivating and engaging students with reading, modeling effective reading and writing strategies, guiding comprehension, facilitating metacognitive discussions, and teaching vocabulary and study skills. Methods for assessing and developing skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking will be explored. Methods for differentiating and accommodating for struggling readers and writers including the use of assistive technology will also be explored. (Prerequisites: EDU 104C/TECP 51C)