Key Terms

  • Transliteracy
  • Rhetorical Practices
  • Discourse Community
  • Genre
  • Contrastive Rhetoric - thought patterns, how people see themselves, habits of everyday experience, habits that create meaning, time orientation

Where to Look

  • Films
  • Blogs
  • Other social media
  • Printed matter
  • Maps
  • Images
  • Art
  • Sounds
  • Signs/Symbols

Be Careful of

  • Myths
  • Stereotypes

Identify literacy practices for the culture, but don't compare them to your culture.