English
 

Writing for Children and Adolescents

Writing for Children and Adolescents
Theory and practice of writing prose and verse for youth readership. Specific attention to requirements of picture books, middle-grade novels, and young adult stories.
ENGL
320R
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 218
 TaughtFall, Winter
 OfferedIndependent Study also.
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 320R
Course Outcomes: 

Effort, Discipline, and Knowledge

Demonstrate effort and discipline in crafting prose and verse for a young readership and display a knowledge of relevant conventions.

Reading Literary Models Analytically

Read models for picture books, middle-grade novels, and young adult stories analytically, with an eye to authorial intention and technique and be able to articulate the same.

Grammar, Punctuation, and Style

Use correct grammar, punctuation, and an appropriate style in genres for younger readers.

Successful Writing using Literary Models

Write a variety of pieces for younger readers using literary models and following explicit instructions from the teacher.

Revising, Editing, and Sharing

Revise intelligently, edit carefully, and share one's work with others in the class.