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.
In This Section
- poetry and multimodality
- narrative poetry: starting from images for writing
- supporting less fluent writers
- Classroom Account: Using Images for Writing Narrative Poetry in a Special School
- writing based on illustrations of poetry
- Using Film to Inspire Poetry
- Poetry across the Curriculum
- Classroom account: Poetry based on close observation of the natural world from Year 1 to Year 5
- poetry, sound and image
- Classroom Account: Presenting Pictures and Poetry with a Year 6 Class
- Writing About Poetry
- Adding Backgrounds to Poetry
- writing from poetry.
Poetry is probably the perfect multimodal text, combining all the dimensions of representation. It is made up of sound, depending on the arrangement of sound in space. When spoken aloud, it involves gesture, movement and expression of face and voice, its rhythms, emphases and cadences being carried in sound waves. Sometimes it ...