Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

MCE6023 Adolescent Literature [3].

A study of literature written for adolescents, including an introduction to genres, authors and illustrators of children’s and young adult books. Special emphasis is given to criteria for evaluation, analysis of literary elements, reader response theory and the curricular uses of literature in developing response activities, lessons, and integrated units of study, particularly in the middle level concentrations of science, social studies, and mathematics.