EDAM 5002. Word Study K-3: Print Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Phonics, and High Frequency Words

Three credits

The course begins with a look at the core beliefs about teaching and learning and a review of the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model. The learner will then consider what comprehensive early literacy is and how the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model is applied to it, as well as how to develop a comprehensive early literacy assessment system. The learner will also examine phonological awareness, the five components of word study, and the role of accuracy in comprehensive early literacy.

Prerequisite: EDAM 5001 Early Literacy: Guiding Principles and Language Development (K-3)