After reading, studying and reflecting on the articles titled “Origins of Children’s Literature”, “A Brief History of Children’s Literature” and “History of Children’s Literature”
Use the readings relating to the history of children’s literature to select 3 different historical time periods that interest you. (For example: 1600-1700, 1700-1800, 1800-1900 or 1750-1800, 1850-1900, 1950-2000)
Open the Chart Template. Save the template to your computer, and then use the template to complete this assignment. As you complete the chart, describe the major changes in how and why children’s books were written for each of the 3 time periods you selected, paying close attention to how and why social conditions, political attitudes, economic situations, religious practices, language use, educational practices, and print availability impacted each time period.
Save your chart again, close it, and then upload your chart using the directions below.