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Holy Family University Graduate Studies 2012-2013 > Masters' Degree Programs > Education Course Descriptions > EDUC 602 Adolescent Literacy: Motivational Before, During, and After Reading Strategies (3 credits)
EDUC 602 Adolescent Literacy: Motivational Before, During, and After Reading Strategies (3 credits)
Provides teachers the beginning, during, and after (BDA) strategies needed to use with teens for whom comprehension is a challenge. Motivation, engagement, and the desire to read are the thrust of the course. Journaling, performance poetry, plays, newspaper activities, and in-depth lesson and mini-unit planning are developed. The course incorporates age-appropriate standards, technology, reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing, while keeping it engaging for the participants. Discussion on starting a school book club included. Critical evaluation of self and peer teaching methods incorporated.