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Traditionally, picture books have been primarily used in the early years of school (K-2). Recently, picture books have creatively explored concepts in all areas of the curriculum and at all educational levels.
What are the pros and cons of using picture books in the elementary and secondary curriculum?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 2:31 am ad1c9bdddf
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As a junior high teacher for 8 years ad also a high school previously for 6 years, I infuse picture books with teens. They love the visual illustrations as well as the abbreviated stories. Since we live in a fast-paced, "short spurts of information" type of society, I feel that teens now have a "remote control attention span;" as a result, I feel like picture books accommodate this facet of teens' lives with the brevity of picture books. My kids, for example, love the ...
Based on my experience teaching teens, I offer a discussion of the pros and cons of using picture books in the secondary curriculum.