This course explores genres of literature for children in grades K-8 with an emphasis on the integration of the language arts across the content areas. Discussion and development of thematic units using a variety of genre is included. Extensive reading and critiquing of children’s books are required with the aim of developing an appreciation of and understanding of the value of children’s literature in language and literacy development. (Prerequisites: EDU101W or POI; Co-requisite: ENGL120W or POI)