READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

  1. Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
2.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Lesson A

Interpret and Explain Visual Information

Visual information includes charts, graphs, time lines, diagrams, and web animations. Such information is useful for connecting key ideas in a text and explaining complex topics. Graphs, for example, can help you understand a large amount of information much more quickly, and sometimes more effectively, than written text alone.

To learn more about how different kinds of visual information can increase your understanding of texts, click each of the links below.

When you are finished learning about the different types of visual information, click below to go to the practice page.