Presentation on theme: "What is Graphic Text? Text that presents ideas using visual features What impression or effect do the visual features of this opening clip from Spiderman."— Presentation transcript:
What is Graphic Text? Text that presents ideas using visual features What impression or effect do the visual features of this opening clip from Spiderman 2 have on you?
Main Features of Graphic Text Purpose: could be to inform, explain, persuade, entertain, tell a story Characteristics: 1.Graphic features: charts, timelines, photos and drawings, symbols 2.Print Features: font size, subheadings, labels, captions, titles, font types, bullets 3.Layout Features: table of contents, keys, legends 4.Design Features: line, colour, shape, placement, focal point
Task Hurdles (page 22) 1. Make a prediction based on the first three frames of the graphic text. Write them down. 2. Read the four speech bubbles (page 23) and make another prediction. Write it down. 3. Read the entire text on both pages. How close were your predictions? Summarize the entire graphic text in 50 words. 4. Analysis questions: a)What do you think is the main message of this text? b)Does the boy’s attitude show stereotyping, prejudice, or neither? c)What is the effect of the close up on the coach’s eyes on two of the frames? 5. Connection question: How are you like the main character in that you have “hurdles” to jump everyday? Explain.