This course explores the essential role that children s and adolescent literature plays in literacy development, with a focus on selecting high-quality literary and informational texts for diverse learners. The course emphasizes the application of evidence-based instructional approaches that introduce students to a wide range of high-quality literature that supports students in their learning about themselves, the world around them, and their place within a global society. Students will engage in a field placement to gain practical experience in implementing these strategies in real-world classroom settings.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00