We found 2,617 reviewed resources for visual literacy skills
Visual Literacy: Using Images to Increase Comprehension
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Literacy in Science/Technical Subjects: 6-8th Grade ELA Common Core
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Being able to write and read is useful across the disciplines, and science is no exception. This collection of science resources cultivate literacy skills while dealing with subjects from the world of science. The final three resources are not pre-made lesson plans, but articles written by teachers about some of the strategies they use for implementing the CCSS in their STEM curricula.
How Social Media Can Make History
16 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World, and Fahrenheit 451 to Facebook, Twitter, and TXT. Here’s a must-see video for anyone interested in the transformation of the media landscape and message distribution. The narrator traces four...
Financial Literacy Infographic Scavenger Hunt
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A lesson in personal finance can be the most valuable part of a high school education. Connect the basics of banking with informational reading skills in a lesson that prompts teenagers to answer a series of questions based on an array...
What We Eat, Where We Sleep: Documenting Daily Life to Tell Stories
6th - 12th
This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean...
Media Skills: Crash Course Media Literacy
11 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you realize that Internet access is a basic human right? For those of us fortunate to have online access, it's essential to have media smarts! Discover the five skills to be media savvy during an engaging video. The host discusses...
Lesson: Younger Than Jesus: Is a Young Generation's Multimedia Work Art?
9th - 12th
How has art changed? Are young people artists? What is art? These questions are up for discussion as critical thinkers examine several works of art expressed through multimedia. There are five different sessions outlined, complete with...
Lesson: Younger Than Jesus: Understanding, Looking at, Making Abstract Art
9th - 12th
Before the class makes abstract art, they see contemporary examples and analyze them. They look at art made by abstract artists under the age of 33 then use similar techniques to create an interesting collection of their own. The lesson...
Research Project Embedded with Media Literacy
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a phenomenal language arts instructional activity on media literacy for your middle and high schoolers. In it, learners produce a research product in the form of a public service announcement (PSA). First, they view examples of...
Media Institution: Crash Course Government and Politics #44
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A short, informative video discusses the various ways the media impacts the thought processes of citizens in the United States. Scholars analyze what bias exists in the media and how to know who to trust in reporting the news. Open...
Lesson: Urs Fischer: Your Choice: Reality or Illusion?
10th - 12th
Young analysts write a comparative essay, but about what? They compose a paper based on several critical discussion about reality and illusion, and how both are blurred in art. They analyze several theatre pieces that exemplify Brechtian...
Home Living / Daily Living Lesson Plan—Mastery Healthy Food
5th - 12th
Everyone needs to know how to eat well to stay healthy. Learners with mild disabilities log what they eat, discuss food choices, and review healthy foods. The lesson plan could be used to foster living skills in high-functioning...