Course Description

The course Reading & Writing in Content Area has been divided into four chapters. This course will provide information on such issues as recognizing reading difficulties, assessing textbooks, and the integration of reading strategies within a content area. The strategies taught are aligned with the Praxis Reading Across the Curriculum test guide and the Reading in the Content Area national standards. The first chapter is an overview of theories of teaching adolescents and language acquisition. The second, third, and fourth chapters discuss current theory regarding the teaching of reading, including phonics, fluency, and motivation. In addition to the theory, these chapters challenge the learner to use specific teaching reading strategies. Strategies are given with step-by-step directions for a teacher to integrate into curriculum the next day. These four chapters should give you an understanding of the various strategies with step-by-step techniques to successfully integrate reading into your daily content teaching. After you have completed each chapter of the course, an examination will be used to evaluate your knowledge and ability to apply what you?ve learned.
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Section Title
Reading & Writing Content Area
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Course Fee(s)
TP0003 credit (2 units) $319.00
Available for Credit
2 units
Reading List / Textbook
Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
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