Jonela Spaho: Some teaching methods of child literature that enhances students’ desire for reading and creative skills

Children’s literature is that kind of literature written for young people to educate them with ethical, artistic and aesthetic feelings. Nowadays, because of the massive information they gain through the Internet, mass media, cinematography etc. it is noticed that artistic literature reading by students of the 9-th grade has significantly dropped. The amount of information provided from social, scientific and technological development has led to the decrease of their desire to read artistic literature. Hence, it is the duty of the teachers to stimulate a child into making artistic literature reading a habit. Teachers should feel and experience children’s literature deeply so they can penetrate into their world, wishes and passions and be able to incite their desire to read.
This paper aims to present some effective teaching methods on children’s literature that can be used by our future teachers in order to instill the love and desire for reading.  Among these methods are: the process of selecting literature work that mostly affect the child’s nature; focus on some aspects of building the fable and plot in works which arouse reading curiosity and habit, the analysis of technical and artistic components in literature masterpieces written for children consider the models of creating literature work ; to enable their reading at any time; the way that the message is interpreted etc. By using these methods, the capable and passionate teacher can successfully achieve his goal.