Visual Literacy More than meets the eye... To provide a complete Literacy program, we need to include opportunities to draw information as well as to write it......Definition: “The ability to read interpret and understand information presented in pictorial or graphic images.”
What is Visual Literacy? Visual Literacy is the ability to interpret, use, appreciate, and create images and video using both conventional and 21st century media in ways that advance thinking, decision making, communication, and learning.
Multiliteracies Read through the Multiliteracies page. Share your thoughts in the chat..... Complete the activity....Timeline of Literate Practices.
Collaborative Space development Google – storyboarding. http://www.det.nsw.edu.au/ict http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/669 Benetton play Bitstrips Gliffy Glogster EDU Pixton Prezi Storybird Voice thread http://k-8visual.info/ http://www.pomona.edu/academics/courserelated/classprojects/visual-lit/intro.html http://www.medialit.org/pdf/mlk/14A http://www.medialit.org/reading_room article540.html http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/games/index.cfm http://www.frankwbaker.com/vl_lessonplans.htm http://edept.wa.edu.au/education/cmis/eval/fiction/classroom/picturebooks/ http://www.mediaknowall.com/gcse/advertising/analysisnotes.html
Group Activities FAB 20 minutes each Writers Notebook Ultranet. 40 minutes
Turn and talk.... To reflect this range of literacies, a classroom program needs to include explicit instruction in how these texts work Develop some strategies you could include in your teaching practise to broaden your literacy teaching , and the teaching of Literacy at your school.