Children's Literature - ENG 250 at Eastern Shore Community College

Effective: 2022-03-31

Course Description

Examines the history and development of children's literature of diverse genres, time periods, and authors. Focuses on analysis of texts for literary qualities and audience. Develops critical thinking and interpretive skills through close reading, discussion, and analysis of literary texts. This is a UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

ENG 250 examines the history and genres of children's literature across a variety of cultures and traditions. This course develops skills in close reading, interpretation, and comparative analysis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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