Course code:



I - Introductory

Meets the following requirements:

  • ED - Educational Studies

This course is a broad overview of children’s literature and its place in the elementary school classroom.

It examines the range and trends in literature for children that includes all genres, prominent authors, illustrators, awards, critical evaluation, and integration into instruction across the curriculum.

Students participate in and design lessons which incorporate or extend children’s response to literature. They survey poetry and media appropriate for elementary students.

Students read an extensive amount of children’s literature, keep a response journal, develop an author study, and create a teaching unit using children’s literature.



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