Reading and Writing Endorsement

The reading and writing endorsement is a supplemental endorsement. It must be added to an existing endorsement. The reading and writing endorsement requires a minimum of 21 semester hours. This endorsement is only offered at the graduate level. Students wishing to complete the endorsement for PK-6 and 7-12 must take all the course work in both areas including two field experiences one at each level.

Required Courses

Option 1 - PK-6

  • EDU-687 Diagnosis, Assessment, and Instruction in Reading
  • EDU-640 Literature for Children and Youth
  • EDU-706 Supporting Writers in the Writing Workshop
  • EDU-707 Supporting Readers in a Reading Workshop
  • EDU-634 Reading in the K-6 Classroom
  • EDU-689 Internship in Reading Instruction (To be taken after students complete a substantial number of reading specialist courses)
  • EDU-699 Reading and Writing Instruction for Second Language Learners

 

Option 2 - 7-12

  • EDU-688 Literature for Adolescents
  • EDU-687 Diagnosis, Assessment, and Instruction in Reading
  • EDU-706 Supporting Writers in the Writing Workshop
  • EDU-689 Internship in Reading Instruction (To be taken after students complete a substantial number of reading specialist courses)
  • EDU-699 Reading in the 7-12 Classroom
  • EDU-606 Improving Strategic Instruction in the Language Arts
  • EDU-699 Reading and Writing Instruction for Second Language Learners

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