ECE-200 - Early Language and Literacy Development3 credits
Early Literacy will focus on the emergence of literacy from birth through age eight. The interrelatedness of reading, writing, speaking, and listening will be emphasized. Literacy acquisition will be viewed as an active and constructive process. Developmentally appropriate activities and learning materials will be explored, designed, and implemented. Children's literature will be the core of this course, recognizing the importance of quality literature in the lives of young children and in the emergence of literacy. Students will also learn how to plan purposeful literacy experiences in the classroom using the lens of current state standards.
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