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Helps teachers include multimodal approaches in writing instruction, demonstrates how to build a supportive classroom environment for analyzing visual and audiovisual texts, and includes a CD-ROM.

Pictures in the Mind

Many children use their experience of visual texts to give them inspiration for writing. Picture books, film, still images, graphic novels and computer games can be a rich source for imaginative writing, offering models of settings, character and plot as scaffolds. Sometimes, however, the images can stay within the ...

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