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This lesson gets into Graphics Elements
Computers & Internet, Language Arts
9, 10, 11, 12
By – Marci Sabin
Subject – Language Arts, Other
Grade Level – High School
The importance of graphics in technical writing
Explain importance of graphic elements in writing
Make graphic example
Students will understand graphic purposes for technical writing
Two books will be on the main desk: one book with no/little graphics and another book with colorful and descriptive graphics. Students will vote on which one they like best and then discuss why. Lecture on importance of graphic elements in writing. Show newspaper and students will list different graphical elements in the newspaper. Lecture on the appropriate graphics for specific writing. Students will make a graphic element of their choice on the computer. They will then present their special graphic and the purpose/reason it would be used.
D: Reasons for liking graphics; F: discuss graphical elements in a newspaper; S: make graphic
Participation = 5 points
TOTAL = 5 points
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