2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 6032 Exploring Nonfiction for the Elementary and Middle School Classroom

Utilizing children's literature as its required reading, this specialized course closely examines the often overlooked genre of nonfiction and its rich potential for integration across K-8 curricula. This in-depth study emphasizes developing critical skills for evaluation, analyzing various types of nonfiction books, highlighting notable creators in the field, and sharing strategies that increase nonfiction reading and comprehension, as well as techniques for the researching and writing of nonfiction within the classroom setting.