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By Eva Teubal, Ainat Guberman

The message of the booklet is simple and straightforward to use: it derives from the interweaving of lengthy years of box paintings with a superb theoretical historical past. The perform recommended provides youngsters with the chance to confront contents and events that are in simple terms too frequently thought of inaccessible for them. The ample examples provided convey that once supplied with an enough toolkit composed of picture texts, little ones are inherently inspired via the demanding situations surrounding them and will take advantage of out of them as worthwhile studying possibilities. Drawings, icons, images, maps and calendars are included into the tool-kit whereas they're getting used in conditions within which they're required: little ones applicable them whereas uncovered to their use and adventure their affordances. childrens observe how the picture texts empower their functionality. the truth that this toolkit is multimodal (involves numerous sensory modalities) signifies that these for whom language isn't the so much available technique of verbal exchange and processing usually are not discriminated opposed to: at the one hand, it allows conceptualization and its expression via replacement ability, and at the different it helps either the comprehension and construction of verbal language.

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Illustrations and verbal texts are appropriate to the presentation of different kinds of information: spatial content is better represented by illustrations, whereas serial content and/or content that includes movement is better represented by verbal texts (Gross & Teubal, 2001). For this reason a combination of the two can deliver a more complete and effective message than the use of each separately (Peeck, 1993). – There are individual differences between readers. Some are better able to process the information given to them via visual-spatial codes, and others are better at processing information delivered via verbal coding.

The images of these photographs were instilled onto the community members’ memory and symbolize the historical event in which they were photographed, the period or the phenomenon, besides being photographs documenting certain people at a very limited point in time and space (Wright, 1999). 7 Photographing objects that are reminiscent of these images creates inter-textual relationships between the photographs and those images, which give meaning to the photographs. 2). After the second gulf war (initiated in 2003) this photograph served as the basis for the production of a new one whose objective was to criticize the US and Britain invasion of Iraq, presenting it as a cynical exploitation of the soldiers’ patriotism, in this case with lucrative purposes.

They were instructed to look at the ant from above through the magnifying glass and try to get a good look at the parts of its body. Student: We will start our drawings only after we have looked at the ant and made up our minds about how we want to go about drawing it. Debbie, Child1: It has no hair. Its head is bald. Apart from its antennae … two legs and two antennae on its head! Michelle, Child2: No, six! Debbie: Wait a minute, I’ll count them … oh, right. Three on each side … shall we do the eyes?

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