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Textual Literacy
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Textual Literacy with Various forms of Text and Increasing sources of Information T he ability to read write analyze and evaluate textual works of literature and personal and professional ID: 510484 Download Presentation


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Textual Literacy

Textual Literacy with Various forms of Text and Increasing sources of InformationSlide2


ability to

read, write, analyze, and evaluate textual works of literature and personal and professional documents.Source: Standards for the 21st Century Learner in Action. AASL, pp. 18-19

Textual Literacy DefinitionSlide3

Traditional Print


PicturesAuditory StoriesMultimedia WebsitesMoviesIncreasing Text Formats For Reading, Writing and AnalyzingSlide4

Compare audio versions with printed text.

Go beyond and show text in different languages

Show pictures and ask readers for reactionsEnlarge text for readers with visual impairmentsTeach evaluation of websites rather than search strategiesEvaluating Text FormatsSlide5

Information literacy subsumes but goes far beyond the traditional textual literacy that has been considered part of a basic


Information literacy focuses on content and communication: it encompasses authoring, information finding and organization, research, and information analysis, assessment, and evaluationInformation LiteracySlide6

Teacher Modeling is important

Activate learner’s prior knowledge

Students should visualize the text.Question Readers

Comprehension Strategies to build Textual Literacy Slide7

Have students make predictions and make connections to their own experiences

Students should separate facts and opinions

Synthesize the textComprehension Strategies to build Textual Literacy Slide8

Day after tomorrowInconvenient truth

Books: The Magic School Bus

Accelerated Reader Multimedia website!ExampleSlide9

The focus in the NCLB law on Reading and Math is shifting away from:


igher level comprehensionUnderstandingThinking skillsSource: Reading Across A Dozen Literacies http://fno.org/mar09/dozen.html#textIssues Regarding Textual LiteracySlide10

“In this increasing global world of information, students must be taught to seek diverse perspectives, gather and use information ethically, and use social tools responsibly and safely.”


library media specialists have the expertise in multiple literacies to collaborate with teachers for effective teaching and learning.”Conclusion Slide11



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