Expanding Content Literacy

  • ELA-916
  • 3 Credits
  • Online
  • 4.62 out of 5 stars
    4.62/5.00

Let's close the gap and prepare our elementary students for success! The gap - that seemingly small problem evident in elementary classes that looms larger and larger as students move into the secondary grades. The gap that is caused by primary-level students being immersed in narrative text that leaves them unprepared for the challenges of informational text and content-specific vocabulary seen in the secondary grades. This Online course will equip elementary teachers with the background and tools to lay a solid foundation for school children, developing in them the skills they need to be successful with informational text. Traditional format of this course is available upon request. NOTE: Required textbooks must be purchased separately.

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