(Prerequisite, EE 313, admission to Elementary Block 2.) This course is designed to extend the understanding of the teaching of reading started in EE 313. Special emphasis is placed on diagnostic assessment procedures and instructional strategies for children in grades K-6. Attention will be given to collecting and analyzing data to develop appropriate plans to meet a student's needs. Approaches, methods, materials, teaching aids, classroom organization, and grouping for reading instruction will be addressed. Multi-cultural aspects of various learners will also be a topic for the course.