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Methods Of Teaching Literacy & Native Language Arts (EBE-511)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0804-511-001
Instructor: Diana Schwinge
Days: Monday 4:30 pm - 6:20 pm
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3

For majors and non-majors
Formerly 0804-611

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Examine the integrative instructional practices incorporating the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Native Language Arts, as they transition to proficiency and academic knowledge in English Language Arts.

Learning Goals:   • Analyze theories of how students can achieve bi literacy.• Become familiar with the New York State Native Language Arts Standards.• Learn the components of a balanced literacy approach, and examine ways to differentiate literacy instruction to teach listening, speaking, reading and writing in multiple languages to bilingual learners.• Become familiar with a wide number of examples of multicultural and international literature.• Adapt mainstream literacy activities so that they are culturally and linguistically appropriate for specific populations of bilingual and ESL students.• Describe approaches for literacy instruction for specialized populations of linguistically diverse students including older students with limited formal schooling, students in dual language programs, and students with grade level proficiency in their native language who are transitioning to English reading.• Use varied genres of text and multiple reading response strategies in their classroom.

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