CHD 118 Language Arts for Young Children

Emphasizes the early development of children’s language and literacy skills. Presents techniques and methods for supporting all aspects of early literacy. Surveys children’s literature, and examines elements of promoting oral literacy, print awareness, phonological awareness, alphabetic principle, quality storytelling and story reading. Addresses strategies for intervention and support for exceptional children and English Language Learners. Prerequisite: Readiness to enroll in ENG 111.   Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week. Generally offered fall.