Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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READ 239 - Methods of Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas, Part II

This course, designed for current and prospective secondary educators, focuses on teaching secondary students to learn from text. Students will apply theories, strategies, and practices in classroom lessons. The course introduces three areas: types of reading, reading skills, and instruction that integrates content with reading goals. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education’s reading requirement for secondary educators. PREREQUISITE(S): READ 238  or consent of department. Formerly RD 239.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify and utilize appropriate literacy techniques to assist secondary students with content-area vocabulary.
  • Access electronic databases to locate professional journal articles that support methods of teaching reading and writing skills in his or her content area.
  • Prepare a lesson plan that employs literacy activities such as reading, writing, and speaking that address the needs of students with different learning styles.
  • Reflection literacy skills and how they are to be incorporated into a teacher’s presentation of information in certain subject.
  • Explain the statement “every teacher is reading teacher.”

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