FOSTERING A MULITLITERATE CLASSROOM
Multiliteracy is Easy!
TAYLOR & DORSEY-GAINES FRAMEWORK
According to Taylor & Dorsey-Gaines (1988), there are six different types and uses of reading. Below, we have listed the six types, and we will classify the photos we've taken according to this framework.
Instrumental Reading- Reading to gain information for needs and scheduling daily life (labels, notes, directions).
Social-Interactional Reading- Reading to gain information daeling with social relationships and maintaining those relationships( greeting cards, letters from family/friends, newspaper features)
News-Related Reading- Reading to gain information about local, state, and national events (newspaper, flyers from the community)
Recreational Reading- Reading for pleasure, leisure, or fun or in planning recreational events( magazines, sports section)
Conformational Reading- Reading to check or confirm facts or beliefs and to gain support for attitudes or beliefs already held (wills, income taxes, Bible, birth certificates)
Critical/ Educational Reading- Reading to increase one's abilities, to maintain or build a careers, for temporary entertainment or planning a recreational event (popular novels, journal articles, textbooks)