Enabling Students to Read Historical Images: The Value of the Three-Level Guide for Historical Inquiry

Ormond, Barbara
February 2011
History Teacher;Feb2011, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p179
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses ways in which she has used the Three-Level Guide literacy strategy as an approach to teaching her students about the history of New Zealand through the interpretation of visual images. She presents an overview of the history of the Three-Level Guide method of teaching and describes how the approach encourages students to use higher-order thinking skills. She also provides an example the applicability of this method to the image "The Double Deliverance" by Samuell Ward and discusses student reactions to the lessons in which she has used this method.


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