EDE444 Children's Literature Across the World

The focus of this course is on children's literature as the context for literacy, linguistic, and literary learning in the classroom. Students in this course will learn about the field of children's literature and about literary analysis by reading, analyzing, and evaluating children's books representing each major literary genre. Special emphasis will be placed on the development of questioning and "think aloud" techniques used as teaching and learning tools and designed to: 1)enrich children's experiences as readers and writers, 2)enhance the quality of their responses to literary texts, and 3)help them internalize and practice the reading-thinking strategies used by proficient readers.

Credits: 3
Offered: Occasionally
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
EDE 444 Children's Literature Across the World course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.