Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

ECE2072 Children’s Literature for Early Childhood [2].

A study of literature written for children ages pre-school through third grade, including an introduction to genres, authors and illustrators of children’s books. Special emphasis is given to criteria for evaluation, analysis of literary elements, reader response theory, and the use of literature in developing units of study across the curriculum. Priority given to education majors and sociology majors in the child life specialist track.

Prerequisite: Application for admission to the Teacher Education Program and required GPA, or successful completion of FCS1011 Preschool Laboratory