This is a required course for students who are in the Education in the Early Years: Birth through Fourth Grade Program. It includes a comprehensive examination of children's literature including a variety of genres, authors, and illustrators. Students will examine authors' literary styles and techniques and learn how to include children's literature in every content area of the curriculum. In addition, students will become familiar with literary elements and authors' uses of them to achieve a specific purpose. They will develop skills in the use of storytelling and dramatization. Students will learn how to assess the quality and appropriateness of children's literature for various ages. EDU 100 must be taken as a prerequisite for taking this course.
Last Updated: 03/01/2016