2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Broad Field Language Arts for Elementary Education

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

Wendy Kropid, Professor

Language Arts (Broadfield) Minor (MC-EA) Requirements Top of Page

The Language Arts (Broadfield) minor is to be taken in connection with the Wisconsin MC-EA licensure (ages 6 - 12/13; grades 1 - 7/8th) Elementary Education Major which requires taking TED 407 and appropriate student teaching. This minor equips a prospective teacher to support the Wisconsin Common Core English/Language Arts Standards.A

Language Arts (Broadfield) Minor Requirements Top of Page

21 total credits

Required courses (12 credits required):

Children's Literature -- 3.00 credits

Language and Literature in the Middle Grades -- 3.00 credits

Developing Literacy Pre K-3 -- 3.00 credits
Developing Literacy Grades 4-12 -- 3.00 credits

Oral language, Writing, and Literature Electives Course (9 credits-maximum 3 credits per prefix):

Beginning Acting for Theatre -- 3.00 credits
Interpersonal Communication -- 3.00 credits
Persuasion -- 3.00 credits
Advanced Intercultural Communication -- 3.00 credits
British Literature I -- 3.00 credits
British Literature II -- 3.00 credits
American Literature I -- 3.00 credits
American Literature II -- 3.00 credits
Multi-Ethnic American Literature -- 3.00 credits
Literature by Women -- 3.00 credits
World Literature I -- 3.00 credits
World Literature II -- 3.00 credits
Nonfiction Literature and Literacy -- 3.00 credits
History of the English Language -- 3.00 credits
Popular 20th Century Writers -- 3.00 credits
Beginning German I -- 3.00 credits
Beginning German II -- 3.00 credits
Beginning Spanish I -- 3.00 credits
Beginning Spanish II -- 3.00 credits
Introduction to Creative Writing -- 3.00 credits
English Grammar -- 3.00 credits

Student Learning Outcomes Top of Page

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the central concepts of English/Language Arts.
  2. Demonstrate the use of research-based instructional practices in English/Language Arts.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of and use formal and informal assessments in English/Language Arts.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to plan different types of English/Language Arts lessons.