Course: SED 521. Content Area Literacy and Learning in Multiethnic Secondary Schools (3)
Prerequisite: Restricted to candidates officially admitted to the Credential Program or already possessing a Teaching Credential. Pre/Corequisite for Traditional, Intern, ACT, FYI and JYI: SED 511. Pre/Corequisite for Dual Single Subject/Education Specialist: EPC 420. Recommended Preparatory for Traditional Candidates: SED 525xx. Required for candidates in all Single Subject Teacher Basic Credential Programs. Focuses on strategies for teaching reading, writing, academic language and study strategies to promote learning in middle-school and high-school content area classes for all students. Addresses a context for literacy learning, emergent and developmental reading instruction, assessment of materials, the development of literacy lessons related to California subject area academic content standards and frameworks, differentiated instruction and a range of literacy assessments. Completion of field-based activities is required.