Literature in the Secondary Classroom
This course focuses on the secondary classroom (grades 7-12). The purpose of the course is to assist secondary teachers in all content areas to teach reading strategies appropriate for their discipline. Teachers will share practical ideas for integrating reading, motivating students to read, and methods that will assist students in reading. New ideas for using fiction and non-fiction will be discussed, along with ways to effectively utilize books in the content classroom. Participants will share book titles, methods, and experiences to promote reading in an effective way. Students will be able to apply content reading and writing strategies in secondary classroom content areas.