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PRLS 4415 Spanish Language Arts for the Bilingual Child

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PR&LS 42.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours lecture, 2 hours fieldwork; 4 credits

Literacy development in Spanish for Latin@s, emergent bilinguals, and those with special needs using children?s literature. Techniques for developing listening, speaking, reading and writing. Balanced literacy terms in Spanish. Review of Puerto Rican and other regional language variations; strategies for community and parental involvement. Formative and summative assessments. Course conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisite: fluency and proficiency in Spanish demonstrated to the chairperson of the Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Department before registration.


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