EDMG 343. Teaching Language Arts in Middle Grades.
Prerequisites: admission to TEP, EDEM 330, EDSP 230, EDMG 306 and 347. Role of language arts in the middle grades curriculum. Diagnosis of children's communication skills, needs, and subsequent teaching techniques are central to the course. Areas of emphasis include language development, listening and thinking skills, speaking, written expression, spelling, and handwriting. Field experiences are an integral part of this course.