May 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 6502 - Curriculum, Methods, and Assessment II (Integrating Language Arts, Social Studies and Children’s Literature in Grades 1-6)


This course explores and analyzes a variety of approaches to the teaching of elementary school social studies, language arts, and children’s literature for culturally diverse learners, including English Language Learners, in the elementary classroom. In this course, students delineate the integrative nature of elementary social studies and discover the ways in which literature adds depth and breadth to this specific content area. Students learn the development of social studies and language arts curriculum, including quality planning, instructional activities, and data-driven assessments. Students will develop a long-term curriculum plan that integrates language arts, social studies and children’s literature. Critical thinking, technology, and inquiry is woven throughout the course. This course includes a non-credit field placement experience.