BS Degree in Early Childhood Education {23-24} - Children's Literature: Content and Methods

Course Code
STL 441  Credits
Title Children's Literature: Content and Methods 
Prerequisite SPED 225, STL 395  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course requires close reading and study of children's literature--folktales, myth, hero tales, picture books, poetry, modern fantasy, informational text and realism. Emphasis is placed on the nature of children's literature, literature from diverse cultures, criteria for selection, and strategies for reading/teaching literature as a content field in the elementary school.