Children's Literature

Course Description

This course is a study of the literature of children (pre-elementary through young adult) with an emphasis on poetry, picture books, folk tales, myths, fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction from a variety of cultures, ethnicities, and historical periods. It also includes an evaluation of the literary quality and the cultural and historical meaning of individual works, and the study of the use of children's literature as an educational tool both in the classroom and outside of it.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13827 ELIT 8 02A ······· TBA-TBA Karen Chow ITALY

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-07-01 to 2024-08-09.
ELIT 8.02A: Open to all students who meet normal course prerequisites, have been accepted by formal application to the Study Abroad Florence program and have paid a program fee of ~$3,400 (which may include Financial Aid) plus airfare. All classes require permission of the instructor, Dr. Karen Chow, chowkaren@fhda.edu. Majority of course work takes place in Florence, Italy.

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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