PThis course focuses on the principles, methods, and materials for teaching emergent literacy and the creative arts through process-oriented experiences. Understanding of the developmental milestones for creative expression, language, and emergent literacy is emphasized. Developmentally appropriate creative activities will be planned and presented for all activity areas, including art, movement, music, dramatic play, language, and literacy. Emphasis is placed on appropriate use of resources, the interaction of the arts and children’s literature, creating supportive environments for diverse children; and family/school relationships. Students will need access to young children to complete required assignments. Students are required to purchase a subscription to Taskstream electronic portfolio. Prerequisites: ECE 100M & ECE 104M.