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From a single photo, ask your students what they notice and what they wonder. After sharing the photo caption and facts behind the image, listen to the conversation ignite into more questions and a flurry of opinions.

Visual Learning: What Was Saved Visual Learning: What Was Saved
This Visual Learning lesson will inspire talks about preparing for natural disasters and how students can reach out to those in need of relief aid.
Visual Learning: With These Hands Visual Learning: With These Hands
This Visual Learning exercise will get your students thinking about poverty—here and in other countries—and will help them explore a creative approach to solving poverty.
Visual Learning: Knock, Knock. Who's There? Visual Learning: Knock, Knock. Who's There?
Visual Learning November 2013. Literacy lesson that leads to deeper discussion and understanding of people experiencing homelessness.
Visual Learning: Message in a Bottle Visual Learning: Message in a Bottle
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it's interesting (or not). In this case, it's all about organizing to support a peaceful protest.
Visual Learning: Out of Character Visual Learning: Out of Character
This Visual Learning activity will get your students thinking about the intersection of handwriting and digital typeface and the fate of cursive writing around the world.
Visual Learning: In a Bind
This Visual Learning activity will get your students thinking about what it would be like to live a nomadic lifestyle, and to be forced to live and work in an unfamiliar place.
Visual Learning: High and Dry Visual Learning: High and Dry
This Visual Learning activity will get your students thinking about what it would be like to live in a remote area and between two worlds—the past of their ancestors and the present of American mainstream culture.
Visual Learning: Lost Your Marbles? Visual Learning: Lost Your Marbles?
This Visual Learning lesson plan will get your students thinking about community, public art, and why they can or can't buy spray paint.
Visual Learning: Gauze for Concern Visual Learning: Gauze for Concern
This Visual Learning activity will get students thinking about the foreclosure crisis in this country and what it might feel like to lose your home.
Visual Learning: It's in the Bag Visual Learning: It's in the Bag
This Visual Learning activity will get students thinking about how we use plastic, and the implications of living conveniently.
Visual Learning: Who Is That Masked Man? Visual Learning: Who Is That Masked Man?
Visual literacy lesson plan focusing on Guy Fawkes mask image and the issue of corporate power and deception.
Visual Learning: You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto Visual Learning: You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto
Visual Learning activity using an image of industrial tomato field in the central valley of California.
Visual Learning: To Dye For Visual Learning: To Dye For
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it's interesting (or not). In this case, it's all about where we get our clothes.
Visual Learning: We Are the 99% Visual Learning: We Are the 99%
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it's interesting (or not). In this case, it's all about animals as food.
Visual Learning: Boom! Visual Learning: Boom!
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it's interesting (or not). In this case, it's all about oil spill cleanup.
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