SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY EDRE 3287: Matching Books and Readers Instructor: Dr. Maggie Lehman Phone: 740-351-3290 Office : Room 164, School of Education E-mail : [email protected] Office Hours : M: 10-11, T/R: 10-12 Dept .: Teacher Education Appointments: as needed. ______________________________________________________________________________ Course Description This course will explore the knowledge and skills in how to match leveled books to young readers, how to use leveled books to teach reading, and how to assess reader’s reading ability through leveled books. The course will expose students to a large collection of leveled books. Credit Hours: 3 credit hours Prerequisites: Level 2 Admission to Teacher Education Location and Time 01 section: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 – 4:23 in Room 126 02 section: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 – 2: 53 in Room 124 Required Textbooks Fountas, I., & Pinnell, G. S. (2005). Leveled books, K-8: Matching texts to readers for effective teaching. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Additional readings will be posted in Blackboard. Required Technology You are expected to have access to Microsoft Office since most assignments are to be typed using this program. Licensure or Accreditation Statement This course is used in partial fulfillment of the Ohio Department of Education 12-hour reading/literacy requirement for early childhood, middle childhood, and intervention specialist. Instructional Delivery Method Instruction will be delivered via a combination of lecture, individual/small/large group activities, and cooperative learning activities. ADA Statement
Any student who believes s/he may need an academic accommodation based on the impact of a documented disability should first contact a Coordinator in the Office of Accessibility Services, Hatcher Hall, 740-351-3106 to schedule a meeting to identify potential reasonable academic accommodation(s). Students are strongly encouraged to initiate the academic accommodation process in the early part of the semester or as soon as the need is recognized. After meeting with the Coordinator, students are encouraged to meet with their instructors during the instructor’s office hours to discuss their specific needs related to their disability. The academic accommodation letter will be sent to the instructor and student via secure e-mail prior to the semester start date. Any questions regarding the academic accommodations on the letter should be addressed to the Coordinator of Accessibility Services. If a student does not make a timely request for academic accommodations and/or fails to meet with the Coordinator of Accessibility Services, a reasonable academic accommodation might not be able to be provided. Course Objectives Upon the completion of the course, the teacher candidate will 1. Display knowledge of contemporary and traditional literature for children, knowledge of selection and evaluation of books and other print appropriate for children, plus insights into ways to involve children in analyzing literature selections.
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