LL ED 401
Teaching Language arts in Elementary School (3) Principles, problems, materials, and techniques involved in teaching speaking, listening, writing, and reading in the elementary school.
LL ED 401 Teaching Language Arts in Elementary School (3)
The purpose of LLED 401 is to acquaint teacher candidates with theories and practices of teaching writing. Candidates are immersed in the study and experience of workshop and strategic models of writing instruction. Basic goals of this course are to help candidates to use language well and thoughtfully concerning writing instruction, literacy, literature and culture; and to think through instructional problems thoroughly, using multiple sources of information to experiment with alternative solutions. We also expect candidates to understand the roles which culture plays in literacy practices, literature, identifications of “ability,” and schooling; to learn how people function effectively in groups; and to develop a repertoire of organizational, instructional, and evaluative strategies.
LLED 401 is part of a block of courses in a PSU teacher education program that is unified by the basic set of principles supporting the development of a broader and more inclusive understanding of texts, children, and communities.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.