Children’s Literature: A Critical Literacy Perspective
School of Education, Teaching & HealthInstructor:
Alex R. Hodges, Associate Librarian/Professor
Online Office Hours:
Online via Gchat/Google+
Class meets asynchronously online:
July 2, 2012 through August 16, 2012Each weekly module runs on a Monday to Sunday timeline. New work will be assigned on
Mondays. Each week’s goals are to be met by the following Sunday.
Catalog Course Description for EDU 619:
Exploration and analysis of children's literature from a critical literacy perspective, including anexplanation of social issues such as marginalization, racism, and censorship, as reflected indifferent genre.
See course outline for reading assignments by date.REQUIRED: Vasquez, V. (2010).
Getting Beyond “I
Like the Book”: Creating Space
for Critical Literacy in K-6 Classrooms (2
. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
ON RESERVE at the University Library, Lower Level. Call number LB 1576 .V37 2010
RECOMMENDED: Jacobs, J. S. & Tunnell, M. O. (2008).
Children’s Literature, Briefly
ed.Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
ON RESERVE at the University Library, Lower Level. Call number PN 1008.8 .J33 2008
Required Children’s and Young Adult Literature:
Elijah of Buxton,
Christopher Paul Curtis
ON RESERVE at the University Library, Lower Level. Call number PZ 7.C94137 El 2007
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
, Jon Scieszka
ON RESERVE at the University Library, Lower Level. Call number PZ 8.S324 St 1992
, Francesca Lia Block
ON RESERVE at the University Library, Lower Level. Call number PZ 7.B6194 We 1999