- brainstorming for a writing assignment
- analyzing and creating labeled science diagrams
- mapping out a text selection to illustrate author’s organization
- creating a storyboard
- visualizing a story problem
- and much, much more!
This journal article and other recent research on visual literacy has brought to light the importance of teaching students how to read diagrams and other non-fiction text visuals. Re-creating these using programs like diagram.ly can be a fun way for students to explore these text features and learn the value they bring to the reading process.