New Research on children 0-8 on media
Common Core in Action: 10 Visual Literacy Strategies
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7: “Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs,
videos or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.”
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7: “Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats,
including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.”
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6: “Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.”
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1: “Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of
conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their
own clearly and persuasively.”uncil of Teachers of English Standards (NCTE)
- Standard 1: Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts.
- The Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning Corporation (McRel)
- Standard 9: Uses viewing skills and strategies to interpret visual media.
Warm Up – Escalator image – what story does it tell?
Broken escalator video
||Activity 1: Deconstructing Images Worksheet
Images to Deconstruct (select your own, or try one of these):
Image-Rich Resources to Explore
Tools and techniques to add text to images:
Activity 2: Discuss question prompts
- What role does media play in kids lives – even before they get to school?
- How are we using images and media in our classrooms?
- What skills do you need to understand these two videos?
- What skills would you need to create something like this?
- What would you learn in the process of creating a video like this?
- What could this replace, in terms of a “traditional” text-based assignment?
- Is the learning in the process of creating or the product you produce?
- How could you assess something like this?
||Resources for Finding Creative Commons Media:
Resources about Creative Commons
Resources for Citing Creative Commons Work & adding text
||Like, Flirt, Ghost: A Journey into the Social Media Life of Teens
Three Levels of Text protocol
Generation Like – Frontline
||Social Media Challenges
Liv from LivBits talks to us about the importance of social media to elementary students
(created by Tosca Killoran and used with permission)
Social Media Resources
- Tagboard to track hashtags across social media platforms
||Presentation Zen Resources:
Tool for presentations that allows use of web pages without leaving the presentation!
Presentation Exploration (COETAIL)
Learning 2 Talks – examples of Ignite presentations
Presentation Ping-Pong Template
- Find a Creative Commons image that inspires you
In Table Groups:
- Get into groups of 5 and upload your images to a shared presentation. In your groups, arrange the pictures in order to create a shared story using these pictures
As a whole group:
- Present your story to the class
Another fun activity: PechaFlickr
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