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ENGL 554. Teaching Young Adult Literature

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: Theory, background and reading of young adult literature as applied to 5-8 grade teaching. Focus on genres and reading strategies.
Prerequisites: ED 200 or ED 300
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Distinguish among the various genres of Young Adult Literature (YAL).
2. Analyze and interpret fiction using common elements of literature.
3. Evaluate various texts for age appropriateness, quality, and diversity.
4. Examine professional resources related to YAL.
5. Construct teaching activities/plans to deepen students' understanding of literary texts.






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