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ENG 295 Week 1 Poetry and the Imagination

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com How does poetry stimulate the imagination? In this first assignment you will examine its role in the development of appreciation in the natural world and in developing imagination in children. Select one poem from among those read this week in each of the following sections:  Animals and Nature  Poems to Stimulate the Imagination  Verse, Riddles and Wordplay, or Nonsense Write a 350- to 700-word paper wherein you explain the following:  Your choice of poems  How poems can instill an appreciation for animals and the natural world in children  The role of rhythms, moods, images, and patterns in your chosen poems  How the rhythms, moods, images, and patterns in your chosen poems add to or detract from the poem  How poems can stimulate imagination in children  The benefits of teaching poetry to children Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines. Note: Students who are enrolled in the BA in English program may be required to use MLA formatting. Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.


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ENG 295 Week 2 Picture Books The Importance of Illustration in Children’s Literature

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This week's focus is on foundations in children's literature. Alphabets, chapbooks, and picture books are staples of children's literature. This week you will identify key attributes of these different genres and explore their significance to the study of children's literature. Explain the importance of illustration in these books, which is a key to these genres. Create a 6- to 8-slide presentation with speaker notes where you explain the importance of illustration in literature for children. Address examples from two or three texts among our readings this week. Include a description of the key attributes of children's alphabooks, chapbooks, and picture books. These include line, color, textual effects, shapes, composition, and narrative quality of the images. Note. Your presentation can take the form of a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, or you can use an alternate delivery method. These include:  Pamphlet  Video  Online poster  Prezi Seek facilitator approval on your delivery method.


Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines. Note: Students who are enrolled in the BA in English program may be required to use MLA formatting. Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab. *****************************

ENG 295 Week 3 Moral Purpose and Cultural Significance in Fables, Fairytales, Myths and Legends Assignment Option

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This week focuses on the oral traditions of children's literature. Folktales, myths, and fables from around the world have been looked at in an historical and cultural context. For this assignment explore the moral purpose of fables and folktales you have read. Select one of the following options to complete the assignment. Option A Write a 350- to 700-word paper that includes the following:  An explanation of the moral purpose and the strategies used by the author to teach that moral purpose in one fable and one fairytale, respectively


A discussion of the historical and cultural significance of two substantial myths or legends from among the readings for Week 3 Use at least two academic sources to help you explicate the history and cultural significance of your chosen texts. Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines. Note: Students who are enrolled in the BA in English program may be required to use MLA formatting. Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab. 

Option B Write a 350- to 700-word paper that includes the following:  A fable or fairytale written by you that has a moral purpose or teaches a moral lesson  A reflection that compares your fable or fairytale to those you read this week  A discussion of the historical and cultural significance of two substantial myths or legends from among the readings for Week 3 Use at least two academic sources to help you explicate the history and cultural significance of your chosen texts. Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines. Note: Students who are enrolled in the BA in English program may be required to use MLA formatting. Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab. *****************************

ENG 295 Week 4 Fiction

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www.snaptutorial.com Domestic fiction is that group of work that is centered on real life. Children read fictional stories but can easily picture themselves in that scene or performing those tasks. These works of domestic fiction help children develop emotional maturity and a sense of self-worth starting with identifying with their parents and family. Review "Psyche's Art" by Louisa M. Alcott and choose another from the other areas of Fiction in your assigned readings. Write a 350- to 700-word paper where you compare the two stories you chose in how they teach emotional maturity and instill a sense of imagination. What conclusions can you draw about the two types of fiction you chose? What is their importance to the culture of children? Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines. Note: Students who are enrolled in the BA in English program may be required to use MLA formatting. Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab. *****************************

ENG 295 Week 5 Moral and Ethical Development and Issues in Children’s Literature

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In Week 5, you will more deeply examine the value of children's literature as a tool of moral and ethical development, as well as the opportunity to study issues in children's literature. There are several substantial issues in children's literature that greatly affect the teaching and exposure of children's literature. It is important to understand these issues when looking at the value of teaching the genre of children's literature. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that includes the following:  A description of the value of teaching children's literature as a tool of moral and ethical development in children, using examples from the course readings that may include its effect on any or all of the following:  Imagination  Language development  Socialization (prejudice and tolerance)  Gender roles o An analysis of three of the following issues in children's literature using specific examples from the course: o Gender roles o Censorship (by parents, schools, libraries, era-specific) o Violence o Sex and sexual orientation o Authorial intent o Race ® o Language/Lexile scales Note: if you choose censorship, select a reading that is often censored and determine why it is censored and whether or not you agree with that censorship. The discussion should be about the literature and its benefits or defects, not about personal opinion and social norms. Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines. Note: Students who are enrolled in the BA in English program may be required to use MLA formatting.


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How does poetry stimulate the imagination? In this first assignment you will examine its role in the development of appreciation in the natu...

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How does poetry stimulate the imagination? In this first assignment you will examine its role in the development of appreciation in the natu...

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