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Integration of Information - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll find a collection of short lessons about the integration of information. Just a few of the subjects covered here include the forms and purpose of media presentations and comparing an original story to its film version. This chapter will help you achieve the following objectives:
- Understand topics presented in different formats or media
- Compare text with other mediums
- Explain how to analyze two texts related by theme or topic
- Link graphics and texts in an essay
- Analyze graphic information inside a text
- Teach with graphic novels
- Discuss ways to teach comprehension with performance, media and oral texts
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1. Media Presentations: Forms & Purpose
In this lesson you will learn about the various forms of media presentations, as well as thinking about how reportage, storytelling, and interviews can be used in the classroom.
2. Understanding Topics Presented in Different Media or Formats
Information can be presented in many ways, and it's important to understand all of them. In this lesson, we'll talk about several ways for information to be presented and see how they relate to each other.
3. Comparing an Original Story to Its Film Version
In this lesson we compare a book to its film version and discuss several things to examine and consider when rendering the comparison and examine To Kill a Mockingbird.
4. A Comparison Between Text & Other Mediums
What are the advantages and disadvantages of various mediums when reading content? Does the medium affect the comprehension? In this lesson, we will compare text-only versions to audio, video, and multimedia versions of the text.
5. How to Analyze Two Texts Related by Theme or Topic
In this lesson, we will learn how to analyze two texts related by theme or topic. We will discuss how to analyze the texts individually and then how to synthesize their information.
6. Linking Texts & Graphics in an Essay
In this lesson, you'll get some practical tips on how to link two sources together in one essay, including two texts or a text and a graphic. It's not enough to just summarize each source; you have to really connect them!
7. How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text
In this lesson, we explore graphic information in texts. We will take a look at the types of graphics often seen in nonfiction, learn how to analyze them, and see how they contribute to the texts' information.
8. Teaching with Graphic Novels
As the saying goes, 'a picture is worth a thousand words,' so for many, the visual storytelling of graphic novels is invaluable. It can be a gateway for struggling readers, ESL students, disinterested readers, and other hard-to-reach populations.
9. Teaching Comprehension with Oral, Performance & Media Texts
In this lesson, we will identify characteristics and features of different forms of oral, performance, and media texts and discuss strategies for promoting students' comprehension, response, and analysis skills related to these forms.
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