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    Jul 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

SPAN 5210 - Spanish Children’s Literature

Goals: To read, analyze, discuss, and write, in Spanish language, on a variety of children’s literary works with cultural references and with strong emphasis on literature for Latina/o/x children.

Content: This course familiarizes students with the rich traditional, classic, and contemporary works of Children’s literature through a comprehensive selection of short stories, plays, and poetry written by Spanish-speaking authors from around the Hispanic world. This course will help students become more insightful interpreters and perceptive analysts of literature. Both theoretical and creative approaches to Children’s literature will be stressed, as well as the development of reading, critical thinking, and speaking skills. This course also explores the pedagogical role of this literature in the language classroom and uses literature to build children’s appreciation for diverse ethnic groups and Latino cultures.

Taught: Alternate years

Prerequisite: SPAN 3900 with a grade of C- or higher

Credits: 4