Reading the Visual

Reading the Visual

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Reading the Visual is an essential introduction that focuses on what teachers should know about multimodal literacy and how to teach it. This engaging book provides theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical frameworks for teaching a wide-range of visual and multimodal texts, including historical fiction, picture books, advertisements, websites, comics, graphic novels, news reports, and film. Each unit of study presented contains suggestions for selecting cornerstone texts and visual images and launching the unit, as well as lesson plans, text sets, and analysis guides. These units are designed to be readily adapted to fit the needs of a variety of settings and grade levels.In other words, asking students to con- struct a traditional persuasive essay without offering a model text is too abstract. Teachers need to find actual examples of persuasive essays that exist in the world outside of schools. In this instance, theanbsp;...

Title:Reading the Visual
Author:Frank Serafini
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2013


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