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One woman watches as another examines with a magnifying glass an ornate, decorative image on a printed page

Informational Text: Child Labor Reform Panels and Multimedia in the Early 20th Century

Posted by: Stephen Wesson

Common Core State Standards and many other standards require that students compare informational texts in different media. However, multimedia texts aren’t limited to the 21st century. In fact, one of the most compelling multimedia campaigns in U.S. history was launched more than one hundred years ago, using paper, glue, and an effective set of persuasive techniques.