Using Multiliteracies <span class="hi-italic">and</span> Multimodalities <span class="hi-italic">to</span> Support Young Children's Learning

Using Multiliteracies and Multimodalities to Support Young Children's Learning

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‘This is a timely book that effectively challenges the current emphasis on a homogeneous approach to teaching, learning, and assessment in early literacy. It encourages us to engage with the real world complexity of young children's learning and offers a series of rich and detailed examples of this in practice.’

- Sally Neaum, Teesside and Durham Universities, and Author of Beyond Early Reading

Grounded in classroom practice, this practical book shows trainees and current teachers how to scaffold children's literacy using a creative and supportive approach. It offers teaching strategies for Multiliteracies (fiction, expository/instructions, poetry, recount) and Multimodalities (reading, writing, speaking, listening, performing, illustrating) and helps to develop a relationship between teacher and learner.

Chapter topics include:

Socio-dramatic play; collaboration; guided group teaching strategies; integration of genres.

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