MAT645 Dev. Fluency in Reading
Lead Faculty: Dr Enid Acosta-Tello
Course DescriptionResearch-based analysis of English phonology, morphology and orthography, with attention to teaching students to become proficient readers through recognizing sound-print relationships. Incorporates current approaches to phonemic awareness, explicit phonics instruction, recognition of high-frequency words and spelling patterns for both English speakers and English language learners.
- Apply knowledge of the theoretical and research foundations of teaching phonological awareness and linguistic processes.
- Explain the scope and sequence of teaching phonological and linguistic processes.
- Develop effective instructional practices for assisting phonological awareness and linguistic processes in the developing reader.
- Design instructional strategies for individuals, small and large groups, and whole class instruction.
- Select and adapt curriculum materials for native English speakers, limited English proficient speakers, and English language learners.
- Evaluate appropriateness of instructional materials for teaching sound-print correspondence.
- Develop research-based classroom management strategies related to the teaching of phonological and linguistic awareness.