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Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies
by Michele Anstey and Geoff Bull
|Grades||K – 8|
This timely resource explains the concept of multiliteracies and provides you with the knowledge, resources, attitudes, and strategies your elementary and middle school students need to succeed in a changing world.
Authors Michèle Anstey and Geoff Bull present a range of new and established ideas about literacy, emphasizing successful practices. Chapters cover how teachers can
- Rely less on print texts
- Respond to new trends in children’s literature
- Balance guided reading, outcomes-based curricula, and schoolwide approaches to planning
New concepts are accompanied by reflection strategies to help you think about your understandings of literacy, multiliteracies, and texts. Plus, all chapters include “Theory Into Practice: Classroom Application” sections that demonstrate how you can incorporate multiliteracies every day in your teaching.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Unit
What really happened to the three little pigs? Students will read and write fractured fairy tales. In composing and editing these tales, students focus on the six traits of writing.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
This assignment will go viral with students as they think about the meanings of words and images in public service announcements from YouTube before creating a PSA of their own.