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CD 260 - Emergent Literacy

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Prerequisites: 1. Completion of CD 118  Human Growth and Development with a grade of C-. 2. Students enrolled in CD 260 are required to participate in 20 hours of tutoring through Schools of Hope Program at Grand Rapids Public Schools, and must undergo a Criminal Background Check and a Department of Human Services Central Registry Check. Being convicted of ANY FELONY, any of the listed offenses as defined by MCL 28.722 (Sex Offenders Registration Act; Act 295 of 1994), or being listed on the Michigan Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry will result in refusal of lab placement (tutoring) and removal from the course. Complete policy information is provided on the GRCC website. This course focuses on literacy acquisition theory and practice from 0 to 3rd grade. Literacy development stages, factors that effect reading acquisition, and characteristics of fluent readers are included. The importance of play, schema theory, language development and reading acquisition, and assessment procedures are stressed. 20 hours of tutoring through the Schools of Hope program at GRPS are required.



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