Reading Picture Books in Preschool and Lower Grades of Primary School

Janja Batič
2019 Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal  
This article introduces the results of a research survey that involved 443 preschool and classroom teachers. The objective of the investigation was to discover teachers' views on making picture book reading a part of the teaching process, how picture book reading was incorporated, and how a productive visual response to a picture book was designed. The results indicated that the surveyed teachers do consider picture books to be appropriate, not only for very young children, and they had no
more » ... nd they had no difficulties selecting an appropriate picture book. Half of the respondents noted that children or students visually expressed their impressions after reading a picture book. The replies also indicated that, as regards picture books within the teaching process, unused potential remains in terms of developing children's visual and multimodal literacy.
doi:10.26529/cepsj.554 fatcat:7jfxg5znkzhdbmtqyh36yliin4