Course 5260

Literacy in the Content Areas I

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Use prompts about literacy in the content areas, to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers, and self, including how the information relates to professional education practice and growth.
  • Design lessons based on a professional or literacy standard with multimodal components for literacy and writing in the content areas.
  • Develop a one-page plan to collaborate with a colleague around one aspect of literacy in the content areas.
  • Implement a new reading comprehension activity.
  • Challenge the status quo related to vocabulary instruction by developing a multimodal student activity.


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