Utilizing both Kentucky and National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) standards, this course will provide a comprehensive overview of language arts instruction for elementary and middle grades teachers across the P-8 grade spectrum. Special emphasis of the course is placed on content mastery expectations, knowledge and implementation of pedagogical theories, and differentiated instruction needs for all students as they relate to the success of an elementary teacher. Replaces Engl 361 and Engl 362.