Friday, September 16, 2011

Mimetic Documents

Question: What are some aids to reading sometimes overlooked?

Answer: Labeled diagrams.

Comment: The article is replete with examples of labeled diagrams, including the parts of a mosquito. The point is that such labeled diagrams provide the precise words for naming the parts an animal, plant, or object. An often overlooked vocabulary lesson. RayS.

Title: “Mimetic Documents: Diagrams. PB Mosenthal. Journal of Reading (December 1990), 290-294.

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