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Infographics are a way to show a visual representation of information. It is visual thinking that tells a story!



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What makes an effective infographic?

The best infographics are “simple enough to read but creative enough that to make you look twice.”

Let's see some examples....

Mrs. Hix's Class Example 1
Mrs. Hix's Class Example 2

How do I create an infographic?

  • Start with an idea/concept...do you know enough about it to represent it? If not, learn more!
  • Design a rough draft to plan your representation of information. Click here for a handout to use.
  • Decide on visually pleasing colors, clip art/images, and font.
  • Leave space at the bottom of your infographic to cite your sources.

What tools can I use?

  • Microsoft Word

Where do I get images or clipart?


Assignment: Design a infographic on a feature of nonfiction text. You will need to turn in your rough draft as well your infographic printed off in color. Click here for a rubric that will be used to determine your grade.

Sources:
Creating Infographics with Students
Infographics for Young Kids
Creating and Using Infographics in the Elementary Classroom
What Makes a Good Infographic?
An Infographic on What Makes a Good Infographic
Kathy Schrock Infographic Rubric
InkRethink Blog