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MSD: Year 2, Training 7

Marysville School District

Published Slideshow

8:00 –  Getting Started!

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:

Additional Resources

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

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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