Bachelor of Arts

4th & 5th GENERALIST ENDORSEMENT

TE326 Reading/Language Arts Methods for Middle Childhood 3 credits

This course is designed to promote understanding of literacy development for middle grade learners. Focus of the course includes knowledge of the learner as well as reading-writing process, knowledge of instructional strategies, instructional decision making, instructional materials and environments for literacy learning. A field component of 2 hours twice per week is required. (A field component of 1 hour twice per week for ten weeks is required for students in the 4th/5th Generalist Endorsement).

Prerequisite:
TE214 Math Methods for Middle Childhood with Field Experience

Offered every fall.

TE335 Teaching Reading with Literature for Middle Childhood 3 credits

This course provides an understanding of the selection and instruction of literature for the middle childhood student for the purpose of fostering a lifelong love of reading. The Literature Circle provides a setting for collaborating with others to develop reading comprehension strategies, think critically, appreciate the aesthetic qualities of literature, develop communication skills, and extend writing skills. A field component of 2 hours twice per week is required. (A field component of 1 hour twice per week for ten weeks is required for students in the 4th/5th Generalist Endorsement).

Prerequisite:
TE326 Reading/Language Arts Methods for Middle Childhood

Offered every spring.

TE214 Math Methods for Middle Childhood with Field Experience 3 credits

A comprehensive understanding of the NCTM standards and the Common Core State Standards, pedagogy, assessment procedures, and the materials needed for teaching mathematics in the intermediate grades. Candidates will become familiar with numbers, number sense, and operations; measurement; geometry; expressions, equations, and functions; probability; statistics; and data analysis. The Standards for Mathematical Practice will be used for engaging students in problem solving opportunities for understanding mathematical concepts. A field experience component of 2 hours twice per week is required. (A field component of 1 hour twice per week for ten weeks is required for students in the 4th/5th Generalist Endorsement).

Prerequisite:
TE203 Study in the Foundations of Teaching

Offered every spring.

TE458 Integrating Social Studies and Science in 4th/5th Grades 3 credits

Relates the teaching of social studies and science in the 4th/5th grades, with a focus on curriculum, pedagogy, integration and Ohio history. A field experience component of 1 hour twice per week for ten weeks is required.

Prerequisite:
TE203 Study in the Foundations of Teaching

Offered on demand.