Teaching Prose

Student teachers in this module will learn to teach their students how to read prose fiction by studying reading strategies for both novels and short stories. Students will learn basic ideas about the evolution of the novel and short story forms and will learn about notable novel and short story authors. They will read research on reading and teaching of prose fiction. They will be able to use both the knowledge of the genres and their knowledge of how to teach reading to assist their students to read, write and talk about the prose fiction in the Secondary School English curriculum.
Course Number: BENG408
Units: 3.0