10.58.509 ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS
(1) The program requires that successful candidates:
(a) apply theory, research, and practice in English/language arts to plan standards-based learning experiences for all students;
(b) plan, implement, assess, and reflect on instruction that increases motivation and active student engagement; builds sustained learning of English/language arts and responds to diverse studentsꞌ needs;
(c) plan, implement, assess, and reflect on English/language arts and literacy instruction that promotes critical thinking and creative engagement with complex issues related to social justice, diversity, and democracy;
(d) engage students in learning experiences that demonstrate the role of the arts, humanities, and other content areas in English/language arts;
(e) demonstrate understanding of legal and ethical issues in English/ language arts such as freedom of expression, censorship, and bias;
(f) demonstrate understanding of theory and research and apply knowledge in the areas of language, oral discourse, reading processes, writing processes, literature, print and non-print texts, which are inclusive of texts from and about American Indians and tribes in Montana, and technology;
(g) plan, implement, assess, and reflect on standards-based instruction that incorporates knowledge of language, including structure, history, and conventions; and facilitate studentsꞌ comprehension and creation of oral and written discourse and print and non-print texts;
(h) plan, implement, assess, and reflect on standards-based instruction that incorporates knowledge of oral communication and interpersonal (verbal/non-verbal) communication for various contexts, purposes, and audiences;
(i) plan, implement, assess, and reflect on standards-based instruction that integrates individual and collaborative approaches and that demonstrates a variety of reading comprehension strategies appropriate for reading purposes and genres;
(j) plan, implement, assess, and reflect on standards-based instruction that integrates individual and collaborative approaches and technologies and that demonstrates an understanding of writing processes and strategies in different genres for a variety of purposes and audiences;
(k) plan, implement, assess, and reflect on standards-based instruction in literature, integrating an extensive range of authors, print and non-print texts and genres, including historic and contemporary works by and about American Indians and tribes in Montana;
(l) plan, implement, assess, and reflect on standards-based instruction integrating technologies and/or digital media to compose multimodal discourse; and
(m) prepare to interact knowledgeably and professionally with students, families, and colleagues based on social needs and institutional roles; engage in leadership and/or collaborative roles in English/language arts professional learning communities; and continue to develop as professional educators.
History: 20-2-114, MCA; IMP, 20-1-501, 20-2-121, MCA; NEW, 1979 MAR p. 492, Eff. 5/25/79; AMD, 1984 MAR p. 831, Eff. 5/18/84; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 397, Eff. 3/31/89; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 2722, Eff. 10/14/94; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 2406, Eff. 9/8/00; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 190, Eff. 2/9/07; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2936, Eff. 7/1/15.