Scaffolding understanding of tables and graphs

Quinnell, Lorna (2014) Scaffolding understanding of tables and graphs. Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 22(2), pp. 15-21.

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Abstract

The literacy demands of tables and graphs are different from those of prose texts such as narrative. This paper draws from part of a qualitative case study which sought to investigate strategies that scaffold and enhance the teaching and learning of varied representations in text. As indicated in the paper, the method focused on the teaching and learning of tables and graphs with use of Freebody and Luke's (1990) four resources model from literacy education.

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ID Code: 83619
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Deposited On: 21 Apr 2015 23:22
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2015 21:56

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