Y Chart Example: Y Chart Example

The best way to understand Y Chart is to look at some examples of Y Chart and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Y Chart example below using Visual Paradigm's online Y Chart tool.

What is a Y Chart?

A Y chart is a brainstorming tool that encourages people for in-depth thinking of a topic. It encourages students to move from concrete descriptions to abstract descriptors. A Y-Chart is split into three sections:

  • Looks like - obvious aspects, as well as implied
  • Feels like - tactile, as well as emotional, spiritual feelings
  • Sounds like - encourages students to think of the type of conversations that may be heard, as well as the obvious sounds heard.

How to create a Y Chart?

Y Chart can be easily created using a professional Y Chart software like Visual Paradigm Online:

  1. Create a new Y Chart.
  2. Place your ideas into the three quadrants. Use the Text shape for any textual description.
  3. When you finished, you can save the diagram (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your work into image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your friends or co-workers.

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