You have just been hired to teach at a new preschool. You will be teaching a class of 3-5 year olds. Your task is to create a research-based Literature Program which will include developmentally appropriate approaches to teaching and learning. Your design will reflect a comprehensive understanding of the components necessary to create an effective literature program for preschool-aged children. Imagine your Literature Plan will be submitted to your Program Director or Principal (Course Instructor).
Your Literature Plan must include the following:
Discuss your criteria for selecting literature titles and one media; be sure your criteria are representative of the preschool child.
Recognize developmental goals that support the 1) language 2) intellectual 3) personality 4) social and moral 5) aesthetic and creative development of preschool age children.
Describe activities and teaching strategies that support at least one developmental goal for each area of development.
Discuss how you will implement your literature program.
Create an evaluation plan to assess the effectiveness of your program.