I love this poster! Reading with a pencil is a great way to look at annotating! Thinking out loud on paper is another way to look at it. Our students need to THINK and write down their thoughts!
So, what do you look for when annotating? I compiled a list of ideas from several sources.
Here is a (Read Write Think) great lesson on annotating. Just adapt to you grade level!
Here is an article that explains annotation!
Photos are great to "read" with a pencil! If you would like to know more about visual literacy, you can read about it here!