MEE 7636 Fine Arts & Literature for Children and Adolescents

This course is a study of literature for children and is designed to introduce teacher candidates to a wide range of genres including classics and contemporary materials. Particular attention is given to diverse representations in children's literature and the importance that diversity and equitable representation in children's literature play in social and emotional development. Candidates utilize their knowledge of the major components of literacy and learner development to create literacy-rich learning environments with attention to student development, culture, and families. Candidates explore instruction connected to the Language Comprehension strand of Scarborough's Rope as they design activities to build vocabulary, text comprehension, and oral language. Candidates develop interactive read-aloud to develop morphological and phonological awareness in young readers. Candidates build activities to strengthen student's written expression as well.




MED 6102 and MEE 7604