|1.||Consolidate and synthesise an awareness of some key issues debated around the idea of 'children's literature' with particular emphasis on the Australian context;|
|2.||Analyse a range of fiction designed for children with particular reference to elements of genre, narrative and ideology;|
|3.||Critically apply relevant literary theory in individual and collaborative contexts; and|
|4.||Exhibit a clear, coherent and independent development of writing, research and reflective skills.|
|Review||In-class critical review of a children's text||20%|
|Presentation||In-class interactive group discussion and written overview||20%|
|Journal||Journal of ongoing observations and ideas||40%|
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