EDU4671 - Integrating Reading and Literature II
An intermediate course examining literature for children and adolescents along with ways to integrate literature in content areas while teaching both efferent and aesthetic reading skills. (Students will choose assignments with either an elementary or a secondary emphasis.)
The following intended learning outcomes will be achieved by this course:
- Strategize ways to incorporate different genres of children's literature into classroom learning activities.
- Distinguish between the purposes of fiction and nonfiction books, narrative and expository writing.
- Develop skill in evaluating nonfiction literature for children and adolescents.
- Identify types of nonfiction literature for children and adolescents.
- Explore strategies used in teaching reading in the content area subjects.
- Distinguish between types and purposes of graphic organizers.
- Apply the use of nonfiction literature, text, strategies, and graphic organizers in lesson planning.
- Describe the transition from learning to read to reading to learn.
- Explain how to integrate the use of literature and text books.
- Explore strategies used in teaching reading in the content areas.
- Explore the history and types of traditional fantasy.
- Develop a biblical perspective of traditional fantasy.
- Explore strategies for using traditional fantasy in the classroom.
- Develop an awareness of the good/evil motif within Modern Fantasy.
- Explore science fiction as a tool for classroom instruction.