ENG 170◊ Introduction to Children’s Literature

3 credits

Development of children’s literature from nursery rhymes, picture books, poetry, traditional literature, realistic literature, fantasy, historical fiction, informational books and biographies. The dynamics of reading aloud, and creative techniques for presenting literature, as well as the cultural contexts that have influenced children’s literature are also covered. (formerly Children's Literature)

Prerequisite: Writing: Placement test score of 4 or higher, or an ACT score of 20 or higher, or a grade of "C" or better in RHT 095 or RHT 096 and Reading: Placement test score of 4 or higher, or an ACT score of 20 or higher, or a grade of "C" or better in RHT 085 or RHT 086

Lecture: 3 hours