This course focuses on practical strategies teachers can use for integrating nonfiction, informational books into the K-3 classroom as a valuable supplement to classroom textbooks. With a focus on how to teach expository reading skills, the course also covers comprehension, text structure, and strategic reading instruction. Teachers will learn how to develop and benefit from the use of thematic units, how to teach expository reading and comprehension in the three content areas based on state standards, and how to adjust their teaching to help English Language Learners.
Other Credits: Formerly offer as EDUC31491
Note: This is an inservice course for Professional Development Institute.
Course Number: EDUC-41491
Credit: 5.00 unit(s)