LHSP 230 - Writing and Arts II
Section: 001 Stories and Pictures: Re-envision Children's Literature
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Lloyd Hall Scholars Program (LHSP)
Department: LSA Lloyd Hall Scholars
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
A maximum of 20 LHSP credits may be counted toward a degree.
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
Completion of the First-Year Writing Requirement.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Experience in writing or the arts. Non-LSA students welcome and may request permission to enroll.
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

There is no better genre in which to explore the relationship between text and images, or stories and pictures, than children’s literature, which embraces rather than apologizes for its use of images to heighten our experience of words. This class will examine different subgenres: storybooks, fairy tales, and children’s poetry (including Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience), and will include film adaptations (The Wizard of Oz, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). We will also read and watch several versions of Beauty and the Beast. As students develop skills to critique the literature and to create their own, they will also challenge the assumptions we make when we label a piece of writing or artwork “children’s.” For their culminating assignment, each student will write, illustrate, and bind his or her own children’s book. Students will write proposals, pitch their work to the class, create story boards, and critique one another’s books.

Students need to have taken introduction to college writing, or they should email the instructor for permission.

Should there be the need for a waitlist, Lloyd Hall Scholars Program members will be given preference; class permission is granted by the instructor. No class permissions/overrides will be issued for courses without the consent of the course instructor. S/he has final authority on whether or not to issue overrides. Once a class permission is given, students will have 48 hours to use the class permission before it expires. It is critical that students attend classes from the beginning of the term.

LHSP 230 - Writing and Arts II
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
TuTh 10:30AM - 12:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

ISBN: 1587170302
Picture this : how pictures work, Author: Bang, Molly., Publisher: Chronicle Books 2000
ISBN: 9780142404201
Charlie and the chocolate factory, Publisher: Puffin 2005
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 0399228047
The very hungry caterpillar, Author: by Eric Carle., Publisher: Philomel Books 25th anniv 1994
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 0192810898
Songs of innocence and of experience : shewing the two contrary states of the human soul 1789-1794, Author: The author & printer W Blake ; [with an introduction and commentary by Geoffrey Keynes]., Publisher: Published by Oxford University Press, London in Association with The Trianon Press, Paris Repr. ed. 1970
ISBN: 9780783290799
Dr. Seuss' The cat in the hat, Publisher: Universal 2003
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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