Sep 25, 2020  
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HD 145 LANGUAGE AND LITERACY FOUNDATIONS

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU
Recommended Preparation: HD 7  
This course looks at the foundations of language and literacy skills in young children. It includes a discussion of national policies and instructional approaches in the language and literacy realm, oral language development, and early writing. Students explore early literacy strategies and best practices for exposing young children to literature. The course presents techniques for assessing and documenting language and literacy development with an eye to adapting instruction for children with special needs. Integrating language and literacy activities with other areas of curriculum, as well as supporting family literacy, is emphasized. This course partially qualifies students to work in a licensed childcare facility. NR



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