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"It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies

by Michele Anstey

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"It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies

Grades 9 – 12
Type Journal
Published March 2002
Publisher International Reading Association

 

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The author demonstrates how the postmodern picture book can be used with readers of various ages, and particularly with secondary and college students, to explore new literacies. Numerous classroom strategies are presented.

Anstey, M. (2002, March). "It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 45(6), 444457. doi: 10.1598/JAAL.45.6.1

 

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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Postmodern Picture Books in Middle School

Students analyze the structure of a postmodern picture book, Black and White, to uncover how authors create unexpected plots and connections and form relationships between words and illustrations.