The communicative and visual arts encompass everything from theatrical performances to comic books and video arcade games. New methods for transmitting information include music, graphics, sound effects, smells, and animation. While these methods have been used by television shows and multimedia products, they are not as widely applied in the field of education. In this handbook, the voices of many teachers - from secondary schools, colleges and universities - call for a more central place for the visual arts in literacy and language education.passages in order to answer certain questions. ... At grade 4, paper-and-pencil assessment questions have been supplemented with the Integrated Reading ... titled The NAEP Reader, from which to select and read one story, and then to answer open-ended questions about what they have read. ... For the area of writing, a new assessment was developed to assess fourth, eight, and twelfth graders.
|Title||:||Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts|
|Author||:||James Flood, Shirley Brice Heath, Diane Lapp|
|Publisher||:||MacMillan Reference Library - 1997-01-01|