ECE 402 ECE 402
Children's Literature

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Course Outline


Importance of reading meaningful texts in early childhood

Finding, selecting, and developing children's literature. Click here for the link to the supplemental reading.

Genres of children's literature

Teaching with children's literature. Click here for the links to one of the two supplemental readings (the second is hard copy only).

Performing an engaging read-aloud. Click here for the link to the supplemental reading.

Characteristics of high quality children's literature

Motivating children to read

Revision

Continuous Assessment

Develop an Oral Story

Participation in Read Aloud Competition

Children’s Literature Performance, and Reflection

Important Dates

Tuesday, 25 June: Lecture: Teaching with Drama (401), TIME: 12.30pm; Develop an oral story CA due (402)

Friday, 28 June: Receive text of books for Read Aloud Competition (402) TIME: 9am

Monday, 1 July: Read Aloud Competition, Group Stage (402) TIME: 12.30pm

Tuesday, 2 July: Read Aloud Competition Finals (402) TIME: 12.30pm

**Thursday, 4 July: Presentation of Dramatic Play Centres for groups 1A through 8A (B Groups do not need to attend) (401) TIME: 9am

Friday, 5 July: Presentation of Dramatic Play Centres for groups 9B through 17B (A Groups do not need to attend) (401) TIME: 9am

**Thursday, 9 July @10am: Presentation of Conventional Dramas at UniJos Staff Primary School (401)

Select one: Wednesday, 3 July, Monday, 8 July, Wednesday, 10 July, or Friday, 12 July (Sign up): Read Aloud in Schools (402)

Monday, 15 July: Participatory Drama CA for A Groups (1A though 8A from Dramatic Play Centre): Mandatory Class Attendance (401) TIME: 12.30pm

Wednesday, 17 July: Participatory Drama CA for B Groups (9B through 17B from Dramatic Play Centre): Mandatory Class Attendance (401) TIME: 12.30pm

Other Lectures

Tuesday, 9 July @12.30pm: ECE 402

Thursday, 18 July @9am: ECE 401

Friday, 19 July @9am: ECE 402


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