How To Use Web Graphics

How To Change Graphics in a Pictogram || How To Change Icons to Picts

These are specific directions for Mrs. Alejandre's AVID™ mathematics students at Frisbie Middle School. Students were given a lesson on making graphs using a Claris Works spreadsheet file. They are to apply what they learned in that lesson as they work on a Team Project involving a survey, data collection and data display.

As you follow these directions PLEASE be aware of copyright restrictions. Read the copyright information provided on the various sites and follow their requests for usage.

Choose Appropriate Graphic

You will need to find a small graphic to use in your pictogram. Look for something that matches your data theme. There are various resources available including:

If You Choose a Graphic from a Web Page

It is possible to save graphics from a web site. Here are directions to follow.

  1. Locate a graphic on a page which gives you permission for use.

  2. Select the graphic by clicking on it and holding down the mouse button.

  3. A window will appear on your screen. Select Copy this Image
  4. Now you have the graphic stored in the clipboard. You can either proceed to How To Change Graphics in a Pictogram or you can open a new Claris Works file in order to paste the graphic and continue the process to create a file with a variety of choices for you and/or your students.

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