May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

ENGL 648 - Materials and Methods of Teaching English Language Arts

Methods, curriculum materials, and technologies essential to the teacher of English Language Arts. Emphasis on designing coherent and integrated units of instruction, including the strategic use of assessments to foster learning. Developing a variety of activities and multiple representations of concepts to accommodate diverse students’ characteristics and abilities. Aligned with the Common Core Standards, the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards, and the National Council of Teachers of English standards for teaching English Language Arts. A modest research component prompts investigation into a critical issue related to contemporary English Language Arts.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: ENGL 646, ENGL 647, and six semester hours of graduate-level course work in literature in the department, or consent of department. CRQ: ENGL 645 or consent of department.

Credits: 3