Tell a Story in 5 Frames has two important parts. The first part is creating and telling a story through visual means with only a title to help guide the interpretation. The second part is the response of the group to the visual story.
Theme: Sci and Tech Unit for K-2: Picture It - Information from pictures. Using pictures, sounds and language to tell a story. Creating multimedia presentations.
Media Literacy (includes many Multimodal texts) Articles, Media research, history of communcation, Lessons & activites, Body Image, Stereotyping, Advertising, Cartoons, Newspapers... Visual and Critical Literacy
This vibrant visual literacy resource includes detailed background information, guidance on using images, and lesson plans about using captions, storyboarding, and cropping images. The resource lets you explore how children view images differently at different ages, and lets you develop key literacy, numeracy and communications skills.
Thompson teaches them to look more critically at the visual elements of cartoons and movies.
A Gorilla with "Grandpa's Eyes": How Children Interpret Visual Texts--A Case Study of Anthony Browne's "Zoo."
Callow, J. (2000) ‘ Reading the future. Looking ahead: the future of visual literacy is here now', Scan 19(2), pp. 8-11.
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