EDUC 0309 - Children's Literature

Credits: 3

This course is designed to provide teachers with a background of the major objectives and purposes for children's literature in today's classroom. Major emphasis will be given to a review of various types of children's literature, ways to share literature effectively with children, the use of new literacies to encourage more reading, and the establishment of library centers within the classroom setting. Areas of specialization such as award winning books, key illustrators, poetry, and traditional literature also will be included.

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