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University of New Mexico
College of Education
EDUC 438* Teaching Reading in the Content Areas
Spring 2006 Section____, 3cr. hrs.
Mondays | 5-8pm | Burlington Annex on 30th Street
Instructor, Dr. Frances Vitali
505.566.3480 (unm)
505.324.0894 (home)
Office: #233 Burlington Annex
Office Hours: By appointment
abiyoyoyo@yahoo.com
EDUC 438* Course Blog at http://unm-sjc.tripod.com/438/
EDUC 438* Course Syllabus at http://unm-farmington.tripod.com/438/index06.html

I. Instructor

II. Course Description

III. Responsibilities

IV. Course Texts

V. Course Opportunities

VI. Evaluation

VII. Attendance

VIII. Accommodation

IX. Plagiarism and X. Accreditation

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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

January Paradigms & Theoretical Frameworks

Reading & Stories

Writing Prompt: Reading is.......

Paradigms

Class BLOG (http://unm-sjc.tripod.com/438/)

Daily Log: Frances & sign-up

Reading the Text & review chapters 1-7 for group presentation

Chapter sign-up: Each trio will present Socratic seminar-style dialogue about chapter, focusing on connections, interpretations, ambiguities, gaps, questions to engage the class. Also sharing your self-monitoring reading strategies you employed while reading

Socratic Seminar

Review Syllabus

Brain / Schemas / Ordeal / Literacy

Phase I Class Collaboration

February Chapter Dialogues & Project Collaboration

Aesthetic Reading

Literature Circles

Chapter Dialogue

Daily Log

Phase II Class Collaboration

Feb. 20 - NO CLASS. Work at home on assignments

March Reading Strategy Presentations, Project Collaboration

Aesthetic Reading

Reading Strategy Presentations

Daily Log

Phase III Class Collaboration

March 6 - MIDTERM DUE 1. Written Midterm Summary & Evaluation; 2. Literacy Autobiographies

March 27 - SPRING BREAK

April - Reading Strategy Presentations, Book Share & Project Collaboration

Aesthetic Reading

Reading Strategy Presentations

Daily Log

Book Share

April 24 - Written Final Summary & Evaluation Due

Final Project Presentation: Creative Collaborative Webpage Exhibit

Potluck Celebration

Daily Log: Frances

May 8

Optional Exam/Individual Conferences as needed

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