Syllabus Bites - Creating digital and multimodal texts

Overview

What are multimodal texts?

A multimodal text combines two or more semiotic systems. Use this resource to create digital and multimodal texts - such as animations, cartoons, digital stories, film, video, audio and web pages.

Why teach digital and multimodal texts?

Watch the video of Dr Jon Callow (University of Sydney) discussing multimodal texts in the classroom.

Two girls analysing a children's picture book as part of a visual literacy activity.

Dr Jon Callow from University of Sydney

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Using digital and multimodal texts K—6 and Exploring new text requirements 7—10 provide a range of resources and strategies to teach media, multimedia and digital texts in the context of the English K—10 syllabus.