Reading about paintings

A Transport for London literacy class visit the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Quick tips for tutors

  • Short film about a Transport for London literacy class visit to the National Portrait Gallery in London.

  • The attendees discuss how being able to read about what the painting are about deepens their understanding of the paintings they are viewing.

  • Their tutor Kim discusses the importance of bringing reading into the real world.

  • May be used to introduce the topic in class and stimulate discussion around the featured story.