[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 451 - English/Language Arts Methods in the Middle and Secondary School

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): EDU 226  or EDU 328 , EDU 228 , EDU 336 - Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas  and EDU 350 
Corequisite(s): EDU 333  , EDU 341 , and EDU 450/455 
This course explores the methods and challenges of teaching the English language arts in grades 5-12. Topics include lesson planning, the Florida Curriculum Framework, Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, student-centered classrooms, fostering positive classroom communities, strategies for developing lifelong readers, facilitating class discussions, questioning strategies, authentic assessment, technological resources for middle school/secondary teachers, and reflective practice. Students will implement the lessons created in class while in the practicum (EDU 450).