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|Course ID||Course Name||Prerequisite||Total Credits||Lab Credits|
|EN 202||INTRODUCTION TO CHILDREN’S LITERATURE||EN 112||3|
This course is designed for students interested in developing their understanding of children’s literature. The course will focus on the history of children’s literature, a survey of the various genres of children’s literature, and an arts approach in teaching children’s literature to achieve engaged reading. Students will become familiar with the different genres of children’s literature including picture books, poetry, drama, folklore, information, historical literature, biography/ autobiography/memoir, contemporary realism fantasy/science fiction, celebratory-and the wide choice of books available in that literature. Students will explore the means to nurture in children a love of all kinds of books that will support them in becoming successful readers. The students will research and develop a presentation on a dynamic extension of a work of children’s literature.