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Especially for Educators: Visual Literacy

Memorial Art Gallery
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

"Visual Literacy: Using Art to Teach Reading Comprehension Strategies." Understanding a work of art is like understanding a written text; the process of careful observation, analysis of details, inference and conclusion is the same. Memorial Art Gallery educators will share teaching strategies that use art as a stimulus with guided practice for students to examine visual documents and creative expressions. Participants will receive templates for integrated literacy and art lessons for their classrooms.   

  • Cost: $25
  • Learning Objectives: Participants will learn strategies to engage the visual learners in their classrooms and provide alternative and engaging entry points for all students. Perfect for diverse learning styles and classrooms! 
  • CC Standards for Reading Informational Text 1, 2, 6, 7, 9
  • Target audience: ELA, Social Studies, teachers 4-12

For more information and registration, contact Kerry Donovan.


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