Ch 11: Teaching Children's Literature

About This Chapter

This chapter will focus on the introduction of literature and its study in elementary education. You will learn age-specific theories and applications for inspiring intellectual engagement in the classroom environment.

Teaching Children's Literature - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides an introduction and brief history of children's literature as well as differences in its expression in different time periods and countries. You will also learn teaching methods ideal for introducing these stories and the basic elements of literary analysis to elementary school children. Specific topics will include:

  • Children's literature across time and culture
  • Issues and trends in the teaching of literature appreciation
  • Techniques and activities for teaching genre
  • Methods for teaching literary elements

Learn to inspire a love of language and literature in the next generation. Feel free to contact any of our instructors for further information or assistance. If you need to take a break, remember you can return to the lessons anytime from your account dashboard.

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