Developing an understanding of visual text
Viewing involves making meaning from visual texts, which are a major form of communication, information and entertainment. Viewing activities help students to develop an understanding of codes and conventions and their influence on us.
These blackline masters encourages students to become critical readers and viewers in a world full of images, sounds and technology.
develops understanding of the elements of a range of visual texts, and how they affect us
covers newspapers, advertisements, comics, books, magazines, television, catalogues and movies
the blackline master activities include character studies, looking at design and layout, slogans and considering target audiences
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