2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog

EECLD 6014 Teaching Reading and Writing in Two Languages

This course uses an interdisciplinary approach that emphasizes teaching literacy through thematic units in a paired literacy approach. Students will develop knowledge and skills to support biliteracy instruction, including: teaching reading and writing in Spanish and English; selection and use of multicultural children's literature, cooperative learning and critical thinking strategies, and effective evaluation of the development of language and literacy practices. Students will be guided to reflect on their own bilingual and biliteracy experiences.