EDFL 4235 - Methods of Teaching Middle Level English Language Arts (3)
A study of the purposes and methods of teaching language arts in the middle grades, with specific focus on culturally responsive teaching as it relates to adolescents. Topics include research-based approaches to teaching reading, writing, listening and speaking; literature-based units; enhancing access to non-fiction; the writing process; philosophies and theories related to the teaching and learning of English Language Arts; resources; national and state standards for ELA. Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education; EDFL 2100, FLDX 2150, EDFL 2240. This course may be taken concurrently with EDFL 3230 or EDFL 3240 or EDFL 4240. This is a professional education course.