Grand Canyon University Wk 5 Historical Perspectives Website Communication Paper

As a reading/literacy specialist, it is important to know the history of literacy instruction in order to better understand perspectives over time and how they inform instructional practices.

For this assignment, imagine that you have been tasked by your district office to create a page for the district website explaining to families the role of the reading/literacy specialist in your district. You may refer back to previous topics to inform this assignment.

In 750-1,000 words create the content for your webpage. Include the following:

  • Explanation of the role of the reading/literacy specialist and how it has changed over time
  • Brief analysis of one historical change in literacy instruction that has affected the role of the reading/literacy specialist
  • Summary and rationale for the theory of reading development you would apply to creating reading instruction
  • Summary and rationale for the theory of writing development you would apply to creating writing instruction
  • Summary of the components of language and how they are integrated into instruction at the selected grade range.
  • Summary of the writing process and how it is implemented at the selected grade range.