Course: Didacticization of literary texts for children and youth

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Course title Didacticization of literary texts for children and youth
Course code KNJ/8DT
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction German
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pecka Zdeněk, Dr. phil.
Course content
1. Text and text competence, reading literacy in German at the level A1 - A2 according to SERR and Profile Deutsch 2. - 3. Didactic principles of working with text with regard to the chosen goal of teaching 4. - 6. Work with literary text in teaching German 7. - 8. Dramatization of a text 9. Work with dramatic text 10. Text as a starting point for listening comprehension 11. Text as a starting point for speaking practice 12. Text as a starting point for writing practice - especially creative writing 13. Text as a starting point for reading comprehension - reading strategy 14. Text as a starting point for practicing prompt reactions in various communication situations

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
In the center of attention is the (literary) text as a starting point for practicing language skills - listening comprehension, speaking, writing - especially creative writing and reading comprehension. In the case of literary texts, attention is also focused on their aesthetic functions. The aim of the course is to teach students to select texts suitable for teaching at the 1st and 2nd grade of elementary school and to teach them with regard to the chosen goals of teaching. Dramatization of non-dramatic texts and work with originally dramatic texts are also an integral part of the course. The seminars are held in German.
Orientation in German literature for children and youth, ability to work with text in teaching German as a second, respectively foreign language.
Knowledge of German language at B2 level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Consultations and credit take place in German. Proposal for didactization of the selected text to the chosen intention.
Recommended literature
  • ENDE, Karin. Curriculare Vorgaben und Unterrichtsplanung. Deutsch Lehren Lernen: Fort- und Weiterbildung weltweit. München: Klett-Lagenscheidt. ISBN 978-3-12-606523-8.
  • HOLL, Edda. Sprach-Fluss: Theaterübungen für Sprachunterricht und interkulturelles Lernen. Qualifiziert Unterrichten. Ismaning: Hueber. ISBN 978-3-19-141751-2.
  • Kol. aut. Společný evropský referenční rámec pro jazyky: jak se učíme jazykům, jak je vyučujeme a jak v jazycích hodnotíme. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého. ISBN 80-244-1425-2.
  • SCHMÖLZER-EIBINGER, Sabine. Lernen in der Zweitsprache: Grundlagen und Verfahren der Förderung von Textkompetenz in mehrsprachigen Klassen. Tübingen: Gunter Narr. ISBN 9783823363767.

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