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Visual Learning

  What will we be learning today?

   In this lesson, we are going to learn how to look at images for information.

   The vocabulary word is visuals.

  Can you name what Social Studies is made up of?

   We will begin today's lesson, by going over the words we studied in the last lesson.

    Read each word and think of a few words that tells about what it has to do with Social Studies


 What is Social Studies?
   What do each of these words mean to the study of Social Studies?

   Economics
   Culture
   Geography
   Science,Technology and Society
   Citizenship
   History
   Government

  If you didn't know any of these words, look at the sheets you did in the last lesson and practice those   words.


What do these words mean?
Click on this symbol to have the words and their definitions read to you.

    Visuals        : something such as a model, chart, graph, picture, table, movie that is looked at as
                                an aid to understanding information.

    Visual Learning : is about learning how you use what you see when you read so that it will help
                                        you understand what you are reading


How will you use Visual Learning with a picture?
   First, look at the picture

   Next, ask yourself these questions:

     1. What does the picture show?
     2. How does it help me understand what I have read?
     3. How does it add to the information I read?
     4. What can I learn from the caption (the words under the picture)?

   Try these questions with the picture on the next slide.


 Looking at a picture.
   First, look at the picture

   Next, ask yourself these questions:

     1. What does the picture show?
     2. How does it help me understand
         what I have read?
     3. How does it add to the information I
         read?
     4. What can I learn from the
         caption (the words under the
         picture
)
?
            Chillingham Castle was a stronghold
            during wars in the Medieval times.


How will you use Visual Learning with a graph?
   First, look at the graph

   Next, ask yourself these questions:

     1. What does the graph show?
     2. How does it help me understand what I have read?
     3. How does it add to the information I read?
     4. What can I learn from the labels?

   Try these questions with the graph on the next slide.


 Looking at a graph.
   First, look at the graph

   Next, ask yourself these
     questions:

     1. What does the graph show?
     2. How does it help me
         understand what I have read?
     3. How does it add to the
         information I read?
     4. What can I learn from the
          labels?


How will you use Visual Learning with a table?
   First, look at the table.

   Next, ask yourself these questions:

     1. What does the graph show?
     2. How does it help me understand what I have read?
     3. How does it add to the information I read?
     4. What can I learn from the labels?

   Try these questions with the table on the next slide.


Looking at a table.
   First, look at the table

   Next, ask yourself these
     questions:

     1. What does the graph show?
     2. How does it help me
         understand what I have read?
     3. How does it add to the
         information I read?
     4. What can I learn from the
          labels?
                              


How will you use Visual Learning with a map?
   First, look at the map.

   Next, ask yourself these questions:

     1. What does the graph show?
     2. How does it help me understand what I have read?
     3. How does it add to the information I read?
     4. What can I learn from the map key?

   Try these questions with the table on the next slide.


Looking at a map.
   First, look at the map

   Next, ask yourself these
     questions:

     1. What does the graph show?
     2. How does it help me
         understand what I have read?
     3. How does it add to the
         information I read?
     4. What can I learn from the
          map key?
                              


Let's Review What We Learned Today!
  What is a visual?

    something such as a model, chart, graph, picture, table, movie that is looked at as an aid to     understanding information.

  What are the steps for looking at a visual?

  First, look at the visual.

  Next, ask yourself these questions:

    1.What does the visual show?
    2. How does it help me understand what I have read?
    3. How does it add to the information I read?
    4. What can I learn from the labels?