ERIC Number: EJ624620
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Improving Reading Comprehension by Using Media Literacy Activities.
Voices from the Middle, v8 n4 p44-50 May 2001
Argues that media literacy activities in the English language arts classroom can promote the strategies of reflective thinking, self-monitoring, close observation, and visualization. Shows how one seventh-grade teacher develops students' understanding of character development by using a film excerpt, a graphic organizer for developing characterization, and then helps students apply those techniques to contemporary young adult literature. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: When Readers Struggle.