Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 University Bulletin
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EDUA 536 - Reading in the Content Areas and Social Studies

3 Credit Hours
In this course, candidates focus on how to facilitate and improve reading, writing, vocabulary, and study skills in the content areas. Content will include topics from social sciences and provide opportunities to read, apply non-fiction reading strategies, think and discuss from multiple perspectives, critique a variety of texts, and recognize the relevance of topics in social sciences along with ways to integrate them across the curriculum. Candidates will develop and teach thematic units that integrate social science issues and provide opportunities to apply literacy strategies, close reading, and academic language aligned with Common Core standards. Candidates examine and construct various types of assessments and learn to align them with content objectives and instructional standards. They also learn to assist learners with diverse abilities and backgrounds, and analyze content area texts for readability levels and social and cultural perspectives.



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