Children's Literature


Summer 2014 quarter

Taught by

education

To understand the field of children’s literature, participants will engage in readings, discussions, written analyses, and workshops that will address literary and informational texts for children from birth to age 12. Topics include an examination of picture and chapter books, multicultural literature, literature in a variety of genres, non-fiction texts across a range of subjects, introducing literature into elementary classrooms, and censorship.

Reading Endorsement : For members of the class who are licensed teachers or who intend to become licensed teachers, The Evergreen State College offers this course as one of five courses that leads to a Washington State reading endorsement. The other courses are Instructional Methods in Literacy and Assessment in Literacy (offered in summer 2014) and Foundations of Literacy and Research in Literacy (offered in summer 2015). 

Areas of Study [Edit]

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

elementary teaching, reading teaching,library science

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Day

Advertised schedule: Children's Literature will meet on Mondays and Thursday (July 28, July 31, August 4, August 7, and August 11) from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Final Schedule and Room Assignment

Books

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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning

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Schedule Details

Children's Literature will meet on Mondays and Thursday (July 28, July 31, August 4, August 7, and August 11) from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 20

Summer

Course Reference Number

Second Session (4 UG credits): 40028

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