Language Arts for Young Children - CHD 118 at Virginia Peninsula Community College

Effective: 2016-08-01

Course Description

Emphasizes the early development of children's language and literacy skills. Presents techniques and methods for supporting all aspects of early literacy. Surveys children's literature, and examines elements of promoting oral literacy, print awareness, phonological awareness, alphabetic principle, quality storytelling and story reading. Addresses strategies for intervention and support for exceptional children and English Language Learners.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

To prepare students to work with young children in a variety of settings, supporting all aspects of language development including listening, speaking, pre-reading and pre-writing skills.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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