ECE 402 - Children's Literature

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: ECE 101 and ECE 231)

This course is designed to acquaint students with the variety of literature available for young children. Criteria for selecting books will be reviewed as well as the most appropriate methods for selecting books for young children. Students will review the importance of building books into the classroom curriculum and have opportunities to create lesson plans linked to various forms of children's literature. This course requires a 5-hour volunteer experience. (F)