Nov 26, 2020
TED-2400 Language Arts in Early Childhood Education
This course focuses on understanding the developmental progression of language development in young children, explores strategies for creating an environment which strengthen children’s emerging literacy skills, and identifies methods and materials for teaching young children pre-literacy and literacy skills and concepts. Students will plan and implement developmentally appropriate literacy and pre-literacy units, lessons, and activities for young children in a variety of educational settings.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficiency. TED-1100 , TED-1200 , TED-1300 , and TED-1400 .
Rule: ECE AAS students must also take TED 1110 prior to taking 2000 level courses. For students seeking certification, or recertification, departmental permission/granted petition is required.
- Identify stages of language development in children ages birth through 3rd grade in the areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
- Describe the various curricular models for development of literacy skills in young children
- Explain types of strategies which guide and promote children’s play in order to enhance language, and pre-literacy and literacy skills and concepts
- Compare and contrast the various tools used for assessment and evaluation of literacy skills.
- Describe strategies, activities, and materials for creating a language-rich environment for young children.
- Describe strategies, activities, and materials for reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and concepts at each developmental stage.
- Plan and implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans for pre-literacy and literacy skills and concepts.
- Plan a unit that includes lessons in each content area, while incorporating developmentally appropriate literacy concepts and skills.
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