2023-24 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-24 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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LIT 530 - Reading Recovery 1

Training literacy intervention specialists with additional skills in working with at-risk students using Reading Recovery© teaching procedures. This class is part of a two-semester sequence to prepare teachers to implement specialized reading methods with young children most at risk for reading difficulty in the classroom context. This is the first class in the sequence where teachers observe, record, analyze and modify the reading and writing behavior of children and develop understandings of reading acquisition. Prerequisite: Students must be nominated by a participating school district and accepted into the Reading Recovery program. S, U grades assigned. (3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code F = offered in fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Prepare Literacy Lesson™ Intervention Specialists to work with special populations using Reading Recovery™ teaching procedures.
  2. Apply principles for developing literacy processing systems with struggling students.
  3. Demonstrate procedures for Reading Recovery instruction.
  4. Demonstrate the scope of instructional sequence for each child in the program.
  5. Demonstrate theoretical foundations of Reading Recovery procedures.
  6. Demonstrate strategies that children use to become high progress readers.
  7. Demonstrate, develop and utilize the theories of acceleration and discontinuing.
  8. Demonstrate competence in the following areas:
    1. teaching for strategies of Reading Recovery within both reading and writing.
    2. making appropriate instructional decisions within the lessons.
    3. recording and interpreting information of the Reading Recovery forms.

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