Using children's picture books to develop students' critical literacy responses

Exley, Beryl (2013) Using children's picture books to develop students' critical literacy responses. In Promoting Creativity in Primary English Education, The Korean Association of Primary English Education (KAPEE), Seoul National University of Teacher Education, South Korea, pp. 1-8.


This lecture introduces a range of children's picture books from around the world and teaching strategies that develop students' critical literacy responses. Whilst children's picture books have not traditionally been seen as sophisticated resources for developing students' critical literacy responses, this lecture presents research that shows young children as code breakers, text participants, text users and text analysts (Luke & Freebody, 1999) of written, visual, oral and gestural texts. This lecture also outlines the teaching strategies as they have been used in language instruction in primary classrooms with diverse student groups.

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ID Code: 90862
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: four resources model, children's picture books, critical literacy, process drama
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood
Copyright Owner: The authour
Deposited On: 30 Nov 2015 06:37
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 06:37

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