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1 Crutch It! Visual Literacy in the Classroom

2 Visual Literacy is... a set of skills that include the ability to understand and recognize the power of images, to manipulate images, and to use images http://www.nmc.org/events/2005visual_literacy_conf/index.shtml

3 Why Visual Literacy Should Be Used in the Classroom eyes over ears 30% of nerve cells in brain cortex for visual processing From Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn by Dr. Lynell Burmark

4 Why Visuals Should Be Used in the Classroom 60,000 times faster 43 percent more effective in persuading From Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn by Dr. Lynell Burmark

5 Why Visuals Should Be Used in the Classroom the use of color improves learning by up to 400 percent increases willingness to read up to 80 percent From Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn by Dr. Lynell Burmark

6 Why Visuals Should Be Used in the Classroom increases motivation by up to 80 percent improves retention more than 75 percent From Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn by Dr. Lynell Burmark

7 Why Visuals Should Be Used in the Classroom approximately 22,000 hours watching television ?? hours playing video games, watching movies, and surfing the Internet http://www.tcpd.org/burmark/Handouts/WhyVisualLit.html

8 Is a Picture Really Worth 1,000 Words?

9 http://english.unitecnology.ac.nz/resources/resources/exp_lang/twoimages.html Using Graphics and Photos

10 http://english.unitecnology.ac.nz/resources/resources/exp_lang/twoimages.html

11 http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/local/arc hive/01/immig01/images/9_1_01immigr ation.jpg Who are these men and what are they doing? Who is this man and what is he doing? What is he carrying and why? Where is this? What is he carrying?

12 Do animals have feelings like people do? Discuss this writing prompt in your journal.

13 Do animals show emotions such as surprise and joy? Discuss this writing prompt in your journal.

14 Using this picture as an example of dilemma, write a definition for the word.

15 Have you ever had one of those days that you just didnt want to get out of bed? Discuss this writing prompt in your journal.

16 Is seeing always believing? Write your answer in your journal.

17 Going to the Beach by Margaret Mahy and illustrated by Dick Frizzell.

18 http://www.stuartjmurphy.com/visual.html

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20 by David Drew; illustrated by Robert Roennfeldt at http://k-8visual.info/http://k-8visual.info/ The Cat on the Chimney

21 http://k-8visual.info/tKitUsing.html#genre_gloss Using Flow Charts

22 http://k-8visual.info/ Using Exploded Images

23 http://www.enchantedlearning.com Study the following vocabulary words. wheel sheep tepee seal leaf needle peas meat queen key Using Worksheets

24 http://www.edhelper.com

25 http://k-8visual.info/recomposing.html Compare/Contrast Earth and Moon

26 http://k-8visual.info/recomposing.html Comprehension Tables

27 http://k-8visual.info/ Using Cutaways

28 http://www.pcfonts.com/ Using Better Fonts YummyBloodSnowFlameAnger

29 Using Better Fonts Stone http://cooltext.com/

30 Using Better Fonts http://cooltext.com/

31 http://lakelandschools.org/EDTECH/Inspir.htm Using Graphic Organizers

32 http://lakelandschools.org/EDTECH/Inspir.htm Independent Reading Assignments

33 Our Trip to the Zoo http://lakelandschools.org/EDTECH/Inspir.htm

34 http://www.tech-bytes.com/Kidspiration.htm Building a Wolf Proof House

35 http://lakelandschools.org/EDTECH/Inspir.htm Writing Assignment

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37 http://www.inspiration.com

38 Louisiana Natural Resources

39 ride Using PowerPoint

40 mice

41 to the park. They the bus ride like to

42 into

43 water

44 Using a Digital Camera

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46 The Artists Toolkit Little Explorers Picture Dictionary Fun with Spot Job Flash Card Using Web Sites

47 Simplifying Fractions Sight Words Interactive Learning Tools Anatomy

48 Its not only permissible but also smart to crutch it.


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