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"Because I could not stop for Death" -- Visualizing Meaning and Tone
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Emily Dickinson's "Because I could not stop for Death" provides high schoolers with an opportunity to practice their critical thinking skills. They examine the images, diction, rhythm, and rhyme scheme the poet uses and consider how...
The Many Meanings of Cool
2 mins Pre-K - 1st CCSS: Adaptable
A very neat word with multiple meanings is the center of attention in a fun musical video. The Read Between The Lions team of Sierra, Lionel, Leona, Cleo, and Theo get together to sing a song defining the word cool. Kids will sing along...
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...
Estimating Centers and Interpreting the Mean as a Balance Point
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
How do you balance a set of data? Using a ruler and some coins, learners determine whether the balance point is always in the middle. Through class and small group discussions, they find that the mean is the the best estimate of the...
Inspiration: Visualizing Vocabulary
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How do you get your class to recall the meaning of difficult vocabulary words? Use Inspiration Software to create vocabulary mind maps with your kids! Although this guided practice activity is focused on a specific computer program, the...
Charts Are Like Pasta - Data Visualization Part 1: Crash Course Statistics #5
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Clever marketers can use visual statistics to mislead their target populations. Explore these visual misrepresentations with a video lesson from a larger statistics playlist. The lesson instructor explains visual representations of both...
Express Mean, Median, and Mode
5 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
What number can video game players use to see who is the best player? Help learners recognize the measure of center for a set of data points and the measure of variance. The first video in a series of three starts by cuing students on...
Using Wordless Comics To Help Create Meaning in Reading
K - 2nd
Use picture cues as a tool in order to create meaning along with text. With a wordless comic, young illustrators discuss the main idea and character traits, and independently write a summary for a page of a wordless comic. This strategy...
Mean, Median, and Mode: Measures of Central Tendency: Crash Course Statistics #3
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If you have two feet, you have more than the average number of feet! Explore the meaning of the numbers of measures of central tendency of different data sets with the third of five lessons in a video statistics playlist. Using unique...
What's in a Picture? An Introduction to Subject in the Visual Art
9th - 12th
Learners discuss the subject and meaning of examples of visual art. They analyze various paintings found on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website, answer discussion questions, complete online interactive activities, and write an essay.
Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
Constructing and Visualizing Topographic Profiles
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Militaries throughout history have used topography information to plan strategies, yet many pupils today don't understand it. Scholars use Legos and a contour gauge to understand how to construct and visualize topographic profiles. This...
Improve Your Spelling with the Visual Thesaurus
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Using Visual Thesaurus software, class members participate in a computer-based spelling bee. Then they work in groups to analyze the words and use deductive reasoning to infer spelling patterns. They then present one of their "rules" to...