Education - Teaching about Magnets

EDU 371 Literature for Children & Adolescents (3 credits)

Course Description

The various genres of children's literature are explored through the communication modes of listening, writing, and speaking. Teaching methodologies in language arts are included. Literature dealing with diversity and special needs is included.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
• Know, evaluate and appreciate the various genre of children's and adolescent literature.
• Immerse themselves into reading and responding to children's and adolescent literature.
• Utilize various genres of children's and adolescent literature in the planning and instruction across
    disciplines that supports intellectual, social and personal development (INTASC 2).
• Know various books of multicultural topics
• Present stories/books to a group of children (INTASC 10).
• Apply the INTASC principles as they relate to successful teaching
• Apply the conceptual framework of Taylor University
• Demonstrate knowledge of children's authors and illustrators as well as children's book awards that impact
    the field of children's literature


Learning Documentation

This course consists of seven assignments, and no exams.

Learning Evaluation

Each assignment is worth 10 to 20 points with the exception of two that are 80 and 150 points accordingly, for a total of 310 points possible.

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