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CFS 428. Children's Literature in Pre-K - Grade 3 Classroom

Credits: 3
Department: Child & Family Studies
Description: Children's literature Birth through age 8. Locate, evaluate and select high-quality children's literature to be used for a variety of purposes with children birth through age 8. 2.75 GPA requirement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate a variety of strategies for engaging young children in literacy activities.
2. Demonstrate skills in oral reading and storytelling.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to promote language development through literature.
4. Assess different genres, authors, illustrators and literacy elements in children's literature.
5. Assess and use literature appropriate for children birth through age 8.
6. Demonstrate knowledge of strategies to promote home/school partnerships.
7. Demonstrate motivating students to read.

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