Left & right -> thinking, perception, feeling & memoryLeft -> functions for languageRight -> spatial task & sensory discriminations (recognition of faces, detection of unfamiliar patterns)
Right hemisphere-> contourLeft hemisphere -> details
Graphic aids reading
GRAPHIC AIDS READINGGROUP MEMBERSSITI NUR ZULAIKHA BINTI MD RASID D20121058171NUR ATIKAH BINTI RUSMIN D20121058177SITI SHAHIDATUL HUSNA BINTI JAMEL D20121058180NUR AIN SUZIANIE BINTI CHE HAMID D20121058083NUR FARHANA BINTI MOHD ROOM D20121058067
TO GENERATEAUDIENCE’S INTERESTEnhance the topicRelevant to the stories
AN EFFECTIVE WAY TOCONVEY POINTS Visual representation of data0246Category1Category2Category3Category4Series 1Series 2Series 3
HELPFUL FOR VISUALLEARNER Learns by looking atgraphics Work best with mapping, outlining and chartingacdeb
TO ENHANCE THEUNDERSTANDING OF NON-GRAPHICAL ELEMENTS Readers will generate interest with a product Useful for online transactions (auction, salesand etc.)
DISADVANTAGES A TIME COSUMING PROCESSNeed a great effort to create graphicsDecisions for layouts, colours and materials needed A COSTLY PROCESSDepends on medium usedFor an example, poster boards
THE NEEDS OF READER’SKNOWLEDGE TO INTERPRETTHE INFORMATION• Need more attention from readers• Only understand the main point
HOW DO BRAIN WORKS WHEN READINGWITH GRAPHICS ?
Cerebral hemisphere dictate how to perceivecolour, pattern, perspective, shape, texture, andthe relationship between light and shadow
The boy is reading a novel. Conscious visual :based on activity ofvisual areas ofcerebral cortexwhich receive inputfrom retinaEarly corticalstructures areorganized totopographically withregard to the visualworld
PRE-READING1)PREDICTING Examine the cover illustration and read thetitle of the book Ask students to predict
2)ACTIVATING BACKGROUNDKNOWLEDGE Ask the student to tell you what he or she knowsabout the subject
READING1) GET FULL IDEA Students will understand the topic better Students can also imagine the situation while lookinggraphics
2) MAPPING MAIN ANDNOT MAIN TOPIC Identify which facts are important to thetext and which are trivial
AFTER READING1) SUMMARY Use graphics to sums up what you have readeat pray love HumanManMoneyprotectionWoman Brain
2) DISCUSS AND RESPOND Ask each other questions about the topics.
THANK YOUCONCLUSION• There are many types of graphics in the reading material.• Graphic really helps us to improve our reading skill.• Makes reading material more intersting.
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