Tag Archives: Reading multimodal texts

Multimodality, literacy and texts

Multimodal literacy came up in conversation today and I realised I hadn’t been stashing any of the info I have on that. A lot of it is in paper form so that will have to change… anyway… Eve Bearne writes: … Continue reading

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Television is the direct opposite of reading

30 years ago, Jim Trelease wrote a book called The Read-aloud Handbook which presents certain views about TV-watching at a young age that continue to have currency. Most of his arguments also have their opponents (and some of these arguments … Continue reading

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Analysing Multimodal Texts

“Multimodal texts, in particular contemporary picturebooks, are used extensively in many elementary reading programs, conveying meanings through the use of two sign systems; written language and visual image. However, the primary focus in elementary reading education has been on the strategies and … Continue reading

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