Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1)
All viewers have their own way of seeing an image, and this is what makes an image different from words. Images have an open definition that can change with each viewer. In this lesson, students will compare image and text to define the differences between the two.
1. Class list: Lead the class to make a comparison list of text versus images. Use the following questions as a guide. What ability do you acquire first in life: sight or speech? How is seeing a reciprocal action? Why is it so hard to put words to describe an image? Does everyone interpret images the same way? Which is easier to agree on regarding an interpretation: an image or a word?
2. Partner work: Have students work in pairs to discuss their opinion to the following question. Why do you think there is a gap between words and...
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