READ 3307 Literature for the Contemporary Classroom

This course includes an in-depth study of children’s and adolescent literature, as well as techniques for using literature to build knowledge and skills in EC-8 classrooms. Extensive reading and examination of books and genre are required. Other areas addressed include writing in a variety of forms and models for various purposes and audiences, integrating technology, applying critical thinking skills, applying English writing conventions and viewing and representing through media literacy.