With the proliferation of visual technologies and the growing interest in media literacy, this book offers educators important new teaching skills. Rich in strategies and activities, it links outstanding children's literature to the development of critical-viewing and critical-thinking skills. Activities show students how to locate, identify, and interpret iconic information contained in illustrations - particularly those in picture books, where illustrations often contain ideas not addressed in the text. Understanding the concepts related to image, text, story setting, content, theme, technique, medium or style, design, composition, and page layout helps students discern pictorial communication in advertising, television, and motion pictures. Well-grounded in research and theory, this work not only offers educators essential training in teaching media literacy skills, it will also appeal to students and faculty in schools of library science and colleges of education.Cultural Strategies and Activities ac Contrast Younga#39;s illustrative style in Lon Po Po (Young 1989) in which he combined Chinese panel art with a contemporary palette of watercolors and pastels, to the different style, using an authentic Chineseanbsp;...
|Author||:||David M. Considine, Gail E. Haley, Lyn Ellen Lacy|
|Publisher||:||Teacher Ideas Press(NH) - 1994|