ECE 156 Children's Literature and Literacy*

An overview of the process by which children become literate, with emphasis on language and literacy development from birth to age five. Samples children’s literature and examines language activities that support child literacy across languages and cultures. Studies the role of narration and storytelling as well as the sequential nature of speaking, reading, and writing acquisition. Designed to enable students to facilitate literacy development in child-care and preschool settings. 

3 hours lecture.





ECE 150 or concurrent enrollment.


Concurrent employment in an early childhood care or education facility, or concurrent enrollment in EDU 224.