Teaching English in the Elementary Grade Through Literature


       This course focuses on Children’s Literature in English to include riddles,  poetry,  stories,  drama, and other written work as an avenue to teach the  English language.  Teaching methodologies in the use of literature shall be emphasized.


At the end of the course, the pre-service teachers will be able to:

A.  gain a clear understanding of the reading process and its  implications for teaching 
      beginning and primary school  readers;
B.  explained the relationship between beginning and primary school readers and stages of 
      literacy learning;

C.  demonstrate content and pedagogical content knowledge on teaching literacy through
      literature in the elementary level.

D.  demonstrate an understanding of learning environments that promote love for reading,               fairness that promote love for reading, fairness, respect and care to encourage learning.

E.  design integrated lessons and instructional materials that are culturally relevant 

     and developmentally appropriate for the beginning and primary school readers using 

     children’s literature in English.

F.  applied the different strategies in teaching reading through  exercise,  well-developed    
     lesson  plans and micro-teaching  activities