Visual Vocabulary

Visual Vocabulary

Positive vs Negative Space. A student and an adult create an interesting shape by stretching in opposite directions. Background & Foreground. An orange cat at the front and a tree further back and smaller. Personification. A winking star above text "The stars winked at me".

What is it?

Images that can help define or provide examples of key vocabulary during instruction.

Where is it found?

Free visual vocabulary images can be found in the visual vocabulary section of this site.

How do I use it?

Print or digitally display visual vocabulary images when introducing key terms that may be new. These images can be used for observation and discussion. Images can be shared with students for their use at home. Images can also be incorporated into lesson plans and visual agendas to help cue students for what’s coming up.


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Needs it Addresses

Gross Motor, Fine Motor, or Cognitive Adaptive