FRE 485H1S

Teaching Young People's Literature


An analysis of bibliographical tools available for the selection of literary materials for the FSL classroom. Study of representative works of interest to young people such as novels, detective stories, cartoons, with special emphasis on socio-cultural aspects. Critical analysis of various pedagogical approaches useful for the Experiential Learning component: each student will participate in a school internship and will be required to write a report on his or her experience.

Required text:

Léon, La littérature de jeunesse à l’école, pourquoi ? comment ?.

Assignments and evaluation:

In-class tests (50-60%); assignments (30-40%); overall assessment (10%).

The Department takes into account the quality of students' French as one of the criteria in the evaluation of assignments and examinations. A minimum of 20% of the grade will be allocated to this aspect of written assignments.


FRE 384H1