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ERIC Number: EJ1046730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Evaluating Texts for Graphical Literacy Instruction: The Graphic Rating Tool
Roberts, Kathryn L.; Brugar, Kristy A.; Norman, Rebecca R.
Reading Teacher, v68 n4 p312-318 Dec 2014-Jan 2015
In this article, we present the Graphical Rating Tool (GRT), which is designed to evaluate the graphical devices that are commonly found in content-area, non-fiction texts, in order to identify books that are well suited for teaching about those devices. We also present a "best of" list of science and social studies books, which includes books that we have identified (using the tool) as exemplary for both teaching about graphical devices and grade-level-appropriate science and social studies content.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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