Sep 25, 2020  
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LAE 4464 - Adolescent Literature


3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission into the Bachelor of Science in Education program or special permission from the Dean of the School of Education; and prior to enrolling in any upper level course (course number beginning with a 3 or 4), students must complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: ENC 1101 - Composition I , ENC 1102 - Composition II , and three semester hours of college level mathematics; or permission from the appropriate academic Dean
This course is designed to expose teacher candidates to a survey of literature appealing to adolescents including Young Adult (YA) literature. Teacher candidates will survey classics and contemporary works used in language arts classes (grades 5-9). Topics may include Mythology, Classical Literature, World Masterpieces, Contemporary Literature, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, and Graphic Novels. Teacher candidates will design instruction with YA literature as a centerpiece for developing the five strands of the language arts. Issues of censorship will be addressed.



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