Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: CSU
This course is designed for students interested in promoting and facilitating the language development of children. The course is a study of the philosophies, principles, and implementation of language arts experiences for children from birth to early adolescence. The theoretical bases of language development and systems of teaching literacy are addressed. Literature, dramatics, flannel board stories, puppetry, and storytelling are incorporated into the course as strategies for language acquisition as well as literacy activities. The course meets the Department of Social Services (DSS) Classification Indicator DS3 and applies towards the State of California Department of Education Title 5 Child Development Permit.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921