2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 426 Teaching Adolescent Literature

Acquaints secondary English pre-service teachers with award-winning literature and teaching resources to use with adolescents in grades 7-12. Includes examination of the psychological and developmental needs of the adolescent; how to accommodate variety of student abilities and interests within a classroom; and how to incorporate adolescent literature in the secondary English curriculum. Representative authors include Blume, Hinton, Cormier, Lowry, and Paterson. Expect to write at least one analytical paper and develop materials for instructional purposes. Prerequisite: EDU 290.