Here’s a multi-modal “text.”

Of course, your multi-modal piece will be different.  Notice, this chart of graphic has been designed to present the information of rate of infection of corona virus.

Take a look and ask yourself:  what do we know about “rate of infection”?  How would you write in words what this chart shows?  How does this graphic informational chart succeed in informing its audience?  Who is the audience for this chart?  Do you need any special knowledge to understand it?  What discourse community does it communicate with?

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