1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit
This course examines recent books and trends in publications for children and young adults and how they can best be utilized in the K-8 classroom.
* Increase their familiarity with the world of recent children’s literature and its genres, including fiction and nonfiction, technology, media-based information and non-print materials.
* Identify and utilize a number of resources in the field of children’s literature.
* Experience and understand the use of activities and extensions related to literature such as literature circles, book talks, and Readers’ Theatre.
* Explore the role of culturally diverse literature in the classroom.
Next offered: May 27 - June 27, 2014. Registration will start March 31, 2014.