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ED 409. Assessment and Integration in Literacy Instruction

Credits: 3
Department: Teacher Development
Description: Advanced Reading and Language Arts instructional methods including literacy across the curriculum and assessment and interventions.
Prerequisites: ED 408, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 405, ED 411, ED 414, ED 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Compare and contrast formative and summative literacy assessments.
2. Administer and interpret assessments including running records, oral reading fluency rate, high frequency words, stages of writing, and orthographic development to improve literacy education.
3. Demonstrate the ability to administer a variety of literacy assessments to use for whole group and small group lesson planning.
4. Differentiate instruction by grouping students, choosing appropriate texts and teaching reading strategies to meet the various needs of students.
5. Create a comprehension task board to be utilized during guided reading.
6. Produce rubrics to specify literacy objectives.
7. Distinguish the difference between the writing process and the stages of writing, as well as creating meaningful writing lessons within the curricular scope and sequence.
8. Evaluate and extrapolate daily work, observation, and assessment information to analyze problem areas for struggling readers and determine appropriate interventions.

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