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Number:ED215
Name:Children's Literature
Description:This course familiarizes students with the trade literature written for juvenile readers. Students learn to evaluate children's texts, employ literature-centered approaches to reading, and recognize developmental readiness and interest levels for text selection.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every spring semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):
200 or 300 level literature course, or perm of instructor

Course Objectives

To understand how young children construct literacy
To provide experiences that support that development
To understand developmentally appropriate practice
To understand how children's learning process works with oral language acquisition
To understand the importance of play in the child's literacy development.
To explore a print-rich language environment
To explore functional writing
To understand the development of reading and writing skills within authentic literacy events.
"Teaching phonemic awareness, phonics and spelling in the most effective ways.
"Teaching graphophonemic, semantic, and syntactic information when reading.
Understanding assessment procedures

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 [ [ [ The BFG [ THE BFG ] 8601300153841 ROALD FARRAR Prawat $0 $25 $0
S 2017 HATCHET 9781416936473 PAULSEN 6 S+S Prawat $9 $7 $0
S 2017 BLACK PEARL (P) 9780440411468 ODELL DELL Prawat $0 $7 $0
S 2017 RUMPELSTILTSKIN 9780140558647 ZELINSKY 86 PENG RAND Prawat $10 $9 $0
S 2017 NUMBER THE STARS 9780547577098 LOWRY 10 HM Prawat $10 $0 $0
S 2017 TWENTY-ONE BALLOONS 9780142403303 PENE DU BOIS 75 PENG RAND Prawat $10 $0 $0
S 2017 HEART OF A SAMURAI 9781419702006 PREUS 12 HACHETTE B Prawat $13 $0 $0
S 2017 THE MIRRORSTONE 9780224024082 PALIN 1ST ALFRED KNOPF Prawat $0 $13 $0
S 2017 WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE 9780064431781 SENDAK 63 HARP PUB Prawat $0 $9 $0
S 2017 MYSTERIES OF HARRIS BURDICK (CL) 9780395353936 VANALLSBURG 84 HM Prawat $0 $17 $0
S 2017 WHIPPING BOY 9780060521226 FLEISCHMAN 86 HARP PUB Prawat $0 $8 $0
S 2017 TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE 9780545477116 AVI 90 SCHOLASTIC Prawat $10 $0 $0
S 2017 MATILDA 9780142410370 DAHL 7 PENG RAND Prawat $10 $0 $0
S 2017 LION,THE WITCH+WARDROBE (LARGE FORMAT) 9780064404990 LEWIS 50 HARP PUB Prawat $0 $8 $0
S 2017 JINGO DJANGO 9780440410393 FLEISCHMAN YEARLING Prawat $0 $13 $0
S 2017 RAPUNZEL 9780525456070 ZELINSKY 97 PENG RAND Prawat $10 $0 $0
S 2017 JUMANJI 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 9780547608389 VANALLSBURG 11 HM Prawat $24 $0 $0
S 2016 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE,BRIEFLY 9780133846553 TUNNELL 6TH 16 PEARSON LaBreck $93 $0 $0
S 2015 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE,BRIEFLY 9780132480567 TUNNELL 5TH 12 PEARSON LaBreck $0 $77 $0
S 2014 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE,BRIEFLY 9780132480567 TUNNELL 5TH 12 LaBreck $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Children's Literature, Briefly 978-0-13-248056-7 Tunnell, Michael O. 5TH 12 Merrill Education/Prentic LaBreck $89 $67 $0
F 2011 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE BRI 0-13-248056-5 TUNNELL 5 MERRILL LaBreck $77 $58
S 2011 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE BRI 0-13-173490-3 TUNNELL 4 PEARSON EDU LaBreck $71 $53
S 2010 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE BRI 0-13-173490-3 TUNNELL 4 MERRILL LaBreck $64 $48
S 2009 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE BRI 0-13-173490-3 TUNNELL 4 PEARSON EDUCATION LaBreck $58 $44
S 2008 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE BRI TUNNELL 4 MERRILL LaBreck $42 $32
F 2007 SHAPING LITERATE MINDS DORN STENHOUSE LaBreck $21 $16
F 2007 NEW ESSENTIALS FOR TEACHI MOORE SCH010 LaBreck $16 $12
F 2007 STARTING OUT RIGHT NATIONAL R NATL ACAD LaBreck $12 $9
F 2005 LET'S BEGIN READING RIGHT FIELDS 5TH 04 Hamrin $47 $35
F 2003 Let's Begin Reading Right 0130494917 Fields Prentice Hall Hamrin $0 $0