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Final Exam - 25%
Learning Reflection - 15%
Writing Assignment - 15%
Reading Reflection - 20%
Language Arts in Learning Environment Project - 25%
Develop assessment strategies that enable to determine how well children are learning Turkish language. Promote increasingly sophisticated literate behavior in elementary-aged students. A process for transforming prescribed curricula into an inquiry-based, interdisciplinary curriculum. Study of the tense and aspect structure of the Turkish verb system and its semantics. Words and phrases. Sentence types in Turkish: simple sentence, compound clauses, if-clauses, coordinate and subordinate clauses. Word and sentence analysis in a variety of texts. Determinate article structure in Turkish. Noun phrase structure and its properties. Textual studies such as selecting level appropriate texts and the analysis of their internal and external structures
Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Manage to facilitate learning and foster development of all students
2. Interpret knowledge of the subjects teach and the attitudes and skills required for disciplined inquiry in those subjects.
3. Develop a philosophy on literacy instruction in the early grades based on current and historical theories and research.
4. Describe the six language arts (reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing) and describe the relationships among them.
5. Identify the importance of literacy development for personal and social growth.
6. Explain reading and writing as a process involving the grapho-phonemic, semantic, syntactic, and pragmatic systems of language.
7. Create a literate environment that fosters interest and growth in all aspects of literacy