Literature in Early Childhood and Elementary Education 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 in order 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.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|EDU 100 - Introduction to Education|