Visual Literacy 1
Visual literacy is the ability to interpret and use texts of a visual nature, such as symbols, diagrams and maps. This entertaining book, aimed at children of 7 years or over, is the ideal way to engage children with visual texts. The book looks at three ways of responding to visual to written text, written to visual text and visual to visual text. There are over 40 texts, all highly illustrated and covering a wide range of subject from A timeline of Johnny Depp’s films, instructions for how to make a Diwali lamp and a calendar of the Shaw family’s activities are a few of the varied subjects and texts covered in this book matter. Each text is accompanied by specific activities to develop key aspects of a child’s visual comprehension, along with extension activities to apply these skills further.