PdF:A2MK_LDML Children's Literature - Course Information
A2MK_LDML Children's LiteratureFaculty of Education
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/0/1. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
- PhDr. Irena Přibylová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
- Guaranteed by
- PhDr. Irena Přibylová, Ph.D.
Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Popelková
Supplier department: Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
- Timetable of Seminar Groups
- A2MK_LDML/01: Fri 20. 2. 11:10–12:50 učebna 6, Fri 27. 2. 11:10–12:50 učebna 6, Fri 6. 3. 11:10–12:50 učebna 6, Fri 13. 3. 11:10–12:50 učebna 6, Fri 20. 3. 11:10–12:50 učebna 6, I. Přibylová
- Bc studies in literature in English.
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Lower Secondary School and Language School Teacher Training in English Language (eng.) (programme PdF, N-ZS)
- Lower Secondary School and Language School Teacher Training in English Language (programme PdF, N-ZS)
- Course objectives
- The course provides a general introduction to the literature for young readers in English, with a special interest in Young Adult Literature. Students are asked to read, discuss and present selected texts, and study recommended sources. In the end of the course, students will understand selected literary genres and issues suitable for young readers. Students are required to find and comment on selected relevant links between YAL and Průřezová témata RVP MŠTV. Students will complete their teaching practice research on school libraries in English.
- Course schedule:
- 1. Introduction to the course; reading oral literature: folk tales, urban legends, fairy tales traditional and modern, tall tales.Building a school library in English.
- 2. Reading nursery rhymes, modern and contemporary poetry for young readers.
- 3. Intentional literature for children and the rise of YAL. Student presentations: YAL I.
- 4. Reading fantasy fiction. Student presentations: YAL II.
- 5. Reading graphic novels and manga. Student presentations: YAL III.
- recommended literature
- CART, Michael. Young adult literature : from romance to realism. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010. ix, 242. ISBN 9780838910450. info
- Young adult literature and adolescent identity across cultures and classrooms : contexts for the literary lives of teens. Edited by Janet Alsup. London: Routledge, 2010. ix, 225. ISBN 9780415876995. info
- Modern children's literature : an introduction. Edited by Kimberley Reynolds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. x, 278. ISBN 1403916128. info
- Teaching methods
- Reading, discussing and analyzing selected texts, issues, and resources. Power point and moodle support.
- Assessment methods
A structured paper focused on YAL issues and Průřezová témata RVP.
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 12 hodin.