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ENGL 3420 - Teaching With Young Adult Literature

Credits: (3)
Typically taught:
Fall [Full Sem]
Spring [Full Sem]

This course introduces prospective teachers, librarians, and other educators to the use of contemporary adolescent literature across the curriculum. Multicultural and global selection, critical evaluation of the literature, issues of censorship, reader response theory, media connections, and reading/writing strategies for teaching young adult readers will receive major emphasis. The course includes a practicum or service-learning experience in planning, sharing, and using young adult literature in public school classrooms. Prerequisite: ENGL 2010  or equivalent. This course is required of English teaching majors and minors and must be taken concurrently with ENGL 3020, ENGL 3400, and ENGL 3410.