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The expansion of the definition of literacy and a comprehensive use of visual strategies can strongly impact student learning. Educators can contribute to the growth and understanding of the world of non-print text by helping students learn to critically read and create visual products. By bridging popular culture to traditional texts, students become authentically motivated and engaged in their learning. This article bridges traditional literacy activities to popular culture texts of tattoos, Norman Rockwell postcards, J. Peterman catalogs, research collages, as well as other visual texts. Vignettes of visual literacy at work are highlighted through successful classroom practices.