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 modes for various purposes and audiences, implementing the writing process, integrating technology, applying critical thinking skills, applying English writing conventions, and viewing and representing through media literacy.