Visual texts are important for comprehension and the development of writing skills. Used to summarize information graphically, visual texts help children remember and analyze what they have read. Teachers can also better assess how well their students understand and interpret text.
These books are great for grades 1-6 teachers who would like additional support helping their students read, write, and interpret visual texts. It provides children with:
examples of information genres
examples of visual texts found in many information sources
assessment sheets for each kind of text
units of work for reading and viewing, writing and drawing, listening and speaking