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Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Course #3
LITERACY 3
CLASS CODE: ELED 385 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed as a final course in the Elementary Education literacy sequence. It reviews and deepens the teacher candidate's understanding of language instructional strategies and assessment processes. At the conclusion of this course, students are expected to pass the third section of the Idaho State Literacy Exam.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Teaching Methods:
Lecture
Cooperative Groups
Group Projects
Individual Projects
Cooperative Leaning
Lecture
Scenarios
Developmental Index
Alphabetized Assessments

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of literacy assessment.
2. Understand, use, and interpret formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and advance student performance and to determine program effectiveness.
3. Understand how students learn and develop, and be able to identify appropriate assessments for the various developmental levels.
REQUIREMENTS: Assessments:
Quizzes
Exams
State Literacy Exam
Scenarios
Alphabetized Assessments Index
Developmental Index
PREREQUISITES: ElEd 380 - Literacy #2
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2003