This course provides K-6 teachers with creative strategies to teach English Language Arts skills. Teachers will be equipped with methods for teaching a variety of language skills based on grade level and student needs: verb usage and meaning, word categorization to understand concepts, compound word knowledge and connections, using sentence-level context clues to determine meaning, synonym knowledge to support understanding, comma usage for introductory words/phrases, and context clue analysis by accessing a variety of reference materials. These new skills, activities, research and directed lesson plans will provide new and engaging lessons for students.
During this course, participants will:
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-6 teachers who want to increase motivation and learning with their students by using children's literature with creative strategies.
Course Materials: No text required, however there is a requirement to have access to one of six listed children's books (titles provided in the course) that can be readily found in either your classroom, your school or public library, or purchased at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com. This course can be completed with or without students present.
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