Course: Didactics of literature I

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Course title Didactics of literature I
Course code KBO/4149
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Hník Ondřej, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Didactics of literature as a specialized branch of didactics; Teacher of literature, textbooks and other documents 2. Lesson of literature; types of lessons and their structure 3. Organizing of literature curriculum 4. Planning connected with curriculum - preparations for lesson 5. Aims of literature lessons/teaching 6. Summary of thematic units and their content 7. Motivation, types of motivation, activating methods 8. Possibilities of interpretation of narrative text 9. Critical thinking: tasks and questions connected with interpretation of a text 10. Methods of working with lyrical text 11. Communicative, reader´s conception of literature education 12. Improving of pupil´s creativity during literature lessons 13. Reading, it´s functions and sense; Reader´s notes 14. Ways of classification and evaluation

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The subject develops didactic skills of students that are preparing themselves to become teachers, especially skills con-nected with subject competence. The programme of lectures focuses especially on solving tasks connected with aims, content, education system, forms and methods of teaching of literature. Communicative conception of literature teaching is favoured. We also focus our attention on critical reading and comprehension strategies.
The student knows the methodological knowledge of the didactic of literature. He can plan lessons, work up the prepa-ration of lessons, organize work in the lessons of literary education, didacticize works of belles-lettres, he is up to lead the reader from individual experience to knowledgeable interpretation of a literary text, to lead the reader to the contempla-tive, critical, an informed reading. He is familiar with the relevant official documents and in teaching books currently used in schools.
knowledge of the field on the level of GCSE exam knowledge of disciplines connected to the central domain of study knowledge of appropriate terminology

Assessment methods and criteria
attendance activity presentation test
Recommended literature
  • Germušková, M. Literárny text v didaktickej komunikácii. Prešov: Fakulta humanitných a prírodných vied PU, 2003.
  • Lederbuchová, L. Didaktická interpretace uměleckého textu jako metoda literární výchovy na občanské a střední škole II. Plzeň: ZČU, 1997.
  • Lederbuchová, L. Didaktická interpretace uměleckého textu jako metoda literární výchovy na občanské a střední škole I.. Plzeň: ZČU, 1995.
  • Nezkusil, V. Nástin didaktiky literární výchovy. Praha: UK - PF, 2004.
  • Peterka, J. Teorie literatury pro učitele. Praha: UK - PF, 2001.
  • Slavík, J. Hodnocení v současné škole. Praha: Portál, 1999.
  • Slavík, J. Umění zážitku, zážitek umění II.. Praha: UK - PF, 2004.
  • Slavík, J. Umění zážitku, zážitek umění I.. Praha: UK - PF, 2001.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching of Czech Language and Literature for Secondary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter