In a few words, describe what visuals with stories mean to you?
Visuals can help to explain stories in a new way, making them more engaging and memorable. From photos to videos to illustrations, mixing visuals into a story can add depth and understanding. For 5th grade students, visuals can help reinforce reading and writing skills.
Bring Stories to Life with Visuals
Visual Literacy: the ability to interpret, negotiate, and make meaning from information presented in the form of an image, extending to the ability to critically assess and produce visual artifacts. Narrative Structure: the framework of a story, including its setting, characters, plot, and other elements that make up the story. Visual Storytelling: the art of using visual elements to tell a story, including elements such as: visuals, photos, motion graphics, infographics, typography, layout, and color.
Which type of visuals do you think tells more stories: drawings, photographs, or videos?
The average person remembers 10% of what they read but remembers 65% of what they see and hear. Studies have shown that visuals are processed 60,000 times faster than text. 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed by the brain in less than one-tenth of a second.
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What visuals do you think best illustrate a story?
What elements of a story are important to include in a visual?
When creating visuals to tell a story, how do you decide which elements to include?
What elements of a story do you think visuals can convey best?