TYPES OF LITERACY MATRIX5some information may be confused, or they provided the exact definition from the textbook. A plus would identify an answer that not only defines the term but does so in their own words. Multimodal ReadingMultimodal reading involves interpretation ofinformation contained in texts such as picture books, textbooks, graphic novels, comic, posters, etc.… This is an important tool in science because students will often have to interpret visuals to understand their meaning such as the use of graphs, tables, and photos from microscopes. Making Connections withing Text, ReadingsMaking connections between ideas is important for all content areas, including science. An example of this is having students compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis and then doing the same for meiosis Iand II. Part 3: Technology ResourcesTechnology ResourceRationaleChromebook or laptopA laptop, Chromebook, or computer of some nature is essential for the 21stcentury student. The internet provides a variety of tools and resources for students to use that are related toliteracy and content. Smart BoardsSmart Boards are a great tool for students to see videos, but more importantly interact withPowerPoint presentations or Word documents.GrammarlyStudents enrolled in biology are typically 9thor 10thgraders, so having a good foundation on English skills are necessary as they prepare to finish secondary school and enter the workforce or post-secondary education.