Online supplement

Online supplement

Investigating Images

This online collection of resources complements the print publication Investigating Images.

General support

Video: Primary classroom example of investigating pictures

Learn more about using images as information sources from this classroom footage and discussion of grade 1 and 2 students using a TC² lesson plan to investigate photographs of different community members. Prepared by the Alberta Ministry of Education, the video is divided into 15 sections, with each section featuring a different component of a lesson drawn from our publication, Contributing to Family and Community.

Picture Sets collection of images

Nearly 1000 images organized around 60 curriculum related themes are available to Partners and Individual Members in our Picture Sets collection. The nine strategies in the Investigating Images print resource provide tools to support students in analyzing photographs in this online collection.

Strategy-specific support

The following resources support specific lessons in the print publication.

Assess the explanation

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and two supplementary images used in the print version of this strategy.

French version of strategy

This French version of Assess the explanation is available to Partners and Individual Members in our Tools for Thought collection.

Explain the image

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and a supplementary image used in the print version of this strategy.

Online version of strategy

A copy of Explain the image is available free in our Tools for Thought collection.

Student video

This video explains the 5Ws strategy using the featured image from the print version of this strategy. (1:56 minutes)

Explore daily life

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and two supplementary images used in the print version of this strategy.

Focus on the senses

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and two supplementary images used in the print version of this strategy.

Online version of strategy

A copy of Focus on the senses is available to Partners and Individual Members in our Tools for Thought collection.

Describe inner thoughts

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and a supplementary image used in the print version of this strategy.

Uncover the themes

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and three supplementary images used in the print version of this strategy.

Decipher the implied message

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and a supplementary image used in the print version of this strategy.

French version of strategy

This French version of Decipher the implied message is available to Partners and Individual Members in our Tools for Thought collection.

Reflect on the image

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and two supplementary images used in the print version of this strategy.

Online version of strategy

A copy of Reflect on the image is available to Partners and Individual Members in our Tools for Thought collection.

Look for distortions

Digital copy of images

View the photo gallery for a digital copy of the featured image and a supplementary image used in the print version of this strategy.