Apr 25, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 University Catalogue

LITY 620 Teaching Gifted and Advanced K-5 Readers

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

In this course, you will examine the unique needs of the gifted and advanced reader within the
context of the K-5 regular education classroom. Educators will develop instructionally
appropriate lessons and reading routines that support young readers in developing higher order
and critical thinking skills when transacting with text. Select and pilot texts that strike a
balance between the advanced reading level of your students and age-appropriate content that
addresses unique and diverse needs and interests within your classroom.

Open to graduate students from the Division of Continuing Studies.
This course is not repeatable for credit.