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ENGL 149
Classic Children's Literature


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Examines literary fiction directed to children. Formerly LIT 149.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Examine and discuss the primary function of narrative in literature, especially children's and how it crafts meaning and context for our lives.
  • Investigate and identify the components that distinguish children's literature as a genre.
  • Compare and contrast themes and issues from children's stories from a variety of cultures and historical periods via creative projects or written assignments.
  • Apply literary terms and concepts, such as style, imagery and characterization, to various examples of children's literature, such as The Grimm's Tales, Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass, House at Pooh Corner, or The Chronicles of Narnia, in order to investigate themes and evaluate their merits.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENGL 149
    Spring 2014
    1402
    Michael Kiefel
    ENGL 149
    Spring 2012
    1012
    Michael Kiefel
    ENGL 149
    Spring 2011
    1437
    Michael Kiefel
    ENGL 149
    Winter 2011
    1440
    Jennifer Boyden
    ENGL 149
    Spring 2010
    1437
    Jennifer Boyden


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.