ENG 246 Introduction to Children’s Literature

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 

Introduces the forms, themes, history, and uses of literature written for children ages three to twelve. Students learn to evaluate and select literature critically and understand its use in preschool, elementary, and middle school classrooms. Genres to be studied include traditional fiction/folktales, contemporary realistic fiction, picture books, fantasy/science fiction, historical fiction, biography, nonfiction, and poetry/verse.

Prerequisites: 
ENG 132 with a C grade or better (Note: A C- grade is not transferable and is not accepted by some programs at HFC.)
Co-requisites: 
None