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391 resources with the concept visual literacy

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Presenting a Research-Based Claim: Visual Aid and Peer Critique

For Teachers 6th Standards
Back to the drawing board. Scholars work on the visual to complement their claim presentations using the Criteria for the Cascading Consequences Chart Visual as a guide. They then practice their presentations with partners. 
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Presenting a Research-Based Claim: Effective Speaking Techniques

For Teachers 6th Standards
Take note. Scholars receive their claim drafts back to revise and write their claims and three pieces of evidence on notecards. They save the notecards to use when the verbally present their claims to the class. At the end, individuals...
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Why Does Media Literacy Matter?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Criticism of news and entertainment journalism is at an all-time high. Help 21st-century learners develop the media literacy skills they need to become critical consumers with a three-lesson guide the looks at persuasive techniques used...
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Tone Gallery Walk

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
No need for buses, tickets, permission slips, and extra adult attendants to see these pictures at an exposition. Middle schoolers go through a gallery walk to learn how to distinguish the tone in paintings, photographs, and other images....
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Interracial Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Radical Reconstruction, the 10-year period referred to after Congress passed the Reconstruction Act of 1867, saw the establishment of manhood suffrage, men voting without any racial qualifications. Southern states also rewrote their...
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Final Performance Task: Sharing Visual Representations of Position Papers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Let's take a stroll! Scholars go on a gallery walk to view the visual representations for the performance task created by the class. They then view a variety of books about environment and sustainability and conduct book talks on the...
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Selma in Pictures: Socratic Seminar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Photographs from the freedom movement in Selma, Alabama serve as the basis of two Socratic Seminars. Class members prepare for the seminars by closely observing the images, form a hypothesis, and use evidence from photo to support a...
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Buddy Share

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here's a project that gives academics the chance to share their opinions on social justice with storytelling, creative writing, or art. Scholars choose what they want to create and are assigned buddies to support their efforts. To...
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Propaganda and Women's Suffrage

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Americans who backed the suffragist movement used posters to gain the support of others for their cause. Class members analyze the visual imagery and propaganda devices used in a variety of these posters. In addition, groups examine how...
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Still-Life Shading

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Showing light and shadow in a drawing or painting is trickier than it looks. After viewing famous examples of still-life paintings, young artists use shading techniques in their own art to emphasize the contrast between light and shadow.
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A Smarter Consumer

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
How can understanding advertisements make people better consumers? With the fourth and final instructional activity from the Admongo series on advertising, scholars reflect on some of the questions they may ask about an ad before making...
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Ad Creation

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
How would someone market a new cereal to space aliens? Using the third lesson from a four-part Admongo series on advertising, pupils learn about persuasive techniques companies use to convince consumers to purchase their products. As a...
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Ad Targeting and Techniques

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
What techniques do advertisers use to reach a target audience? Pupils discover the answer with the second of four Admongo lesson plans. Scholars learn about the most common strategies advertisers use to convince people to buy something....
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Ad Awareness

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Movie theaters, shopping malls, television, the Internet ... no matter where people go, they are inundated with advertisements. Scholars discuss the topic of ad awareness using the first of four Admongo lessons about advertising. Pupils...
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Legit-O-Meter

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Pop-ups, banner ads, grammar mistakes ... these are all signs of an untrustworthy website. With the handy Legit-O-Meter poster, scholars can now double-check their sources to ensure accurate, reliable information. The color-coded poster...
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Creating Your Own Original Interpretation of the UDHR

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can visual aids enhance understanding of a complex topic? With the third of four lessons from the Introduction to the Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) set, scholars view illustrations online from the book We Are All Born Free and...
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Fake News: Historical Timeline

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
In 1874, The New York Herald falsely claimed that several animals escaped from the Central Park Zoo, and panic ensued. Using the helpful infographic, pupils discover more instances of fake news throughout history, from as far back as 63...
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In Your Face: Reclaiming Billboards

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ads here, ads there, ads everywhere—but what do they communicate? Pupils discuss this topic and develop a list of personal values. They then work as creative directors at an advertising firm to create billboards that reflect community...
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Visual Literacy: Using Images to Increase Comprehension

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
A colorful PowerPoint is a great way to introduce the topic of visual literacy. The eye-catching presentation begins with an overview of visual literacy and then provides some specific strategies to help enhance reading comprehension. As...
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Illustrating Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Historical illustrations reveal more than what they are meant to portray. After reading Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, high schoolers view a series of illustrations, movie posters, photographs, and book covers that exemplify...
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Book Study: The Polar Express

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
All aboard! Pair a reading of The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg with a set of literacy activities. The packet of worksheets includes task cards, sorting activities, a synonym match, comparing and contrasting activities, writing...
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Fun Shapes

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Through a grand discussion and examination of Julie Speed’s and Kazimir Malevich’s artworks, guide your beginner artists in the exploration of the use of art's key elements; shapes and color! Additionally, fine motor skills and creative...
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I See Something Red

For Teachers K - 6th
For learners with low vision, the ability to identify colors is an important skill that will help them identify people and places. Groups of brightly colored objects are placed around the room. The child is then given a colored paper and...
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Autism iHelp – Language Concepts

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
A parent of a child with autism, and a speech-language pathologist together developed this language-intervention app to be used with students with severe to moderate autism.