Concept Map Teacher Resources
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Inspiration: Concept Map Creation
Concept mapping allows learners to visually display their research. Bring this skill into the 21st century with a lesson demonstrating the educational software program, Inspiration. While the lesson is useful independently, it is really intended to guide learners through the program.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Inspiration®: Concept Map Creation
Creating a concept map not only helps learners organize their information, but it's fun, too! Although this resource is designed as a guide to use along with Inspiration® software, you may find the visuals useful on their own. Using the pre-made diagram, explore fantastic research tools with your class including symbols, text, images, hyperlinks, outlining, and even a multimedia presentation manager.
3rd - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Investigation: Concept Mapping Fuels
After reading an article, "Fuels for Everything," collaborative groups create a concept map poster of the transportation and non-transportation fuels. This makes a strong introduction to the different types of fuels used for transportion at and for non-tranportation puposes.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Visit to Hogwarts
Young scholars collaborate in groups to read excerpts or entire selections from two Harry Potter books, use educational software to create concept maps detailing similarities and differences between first two Harry Potter books, and analyze and synthesize information to create multimedia presentations.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Getting Personal/Concept Mapping Narratives : Language Arts, Creative Writing, Peer Editing
After reading and discussing examples of personal narratives, groups of students highlight elements of the text that emphasize setting, conflict and private thoughts. Class members then work independently to create a concept map of a scene from their own lives.
4th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
The Farm Concert
Using the story The Farm Concert, by Joy Cowley, young learners will explore the farm! Make predictions with your young readers, and have them locate high frequency words. Make sure you read several farm-related stories so learners become familiar with animal names and sounds.
K - 1st English Language Arts
Using Maps to Inspire Personal Narratives
A solid description of one way to teach narrative writing, this resource outlines the writing process from concept to completion. Class members create concept maps of moments in their lives and follow the writing process to publish their narratives.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Study the elements of the mystery genre. Your elementary schoolers explore pre-writing strategies and organize process outlines. They explore graphic organizers, specifically concept maps, as tools to capture and organize ideas before defining a list of mysterious words.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Money Matters: The Importance of Global Cooperation
Students prepare for a visit to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In this lesson students create a concept map of money. They discuss the goals of the IMF. Students research countries currently changing into market economies. After visiting the IMF, students write research reports to the board of directors.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Logical Relationship of Postulates & Theorems
For this postulates and theorems worksheet, students explore a concept map containing information about angles and sides, alternate interior angles, and diagonals of a parallelogram. They use the concept map to prove theorems dealing angles, diagonals and their relationship with parallelograms.
10th - 12th Math
Science Concept Maps
This collection of concept maps has some terms filled in and others left blank for young scientists to fill in. Topics vary vastly and include the branches of science, atomic structure, organic compounds, heat, radioactive materials, motion, energy, electricity, digestion, circulation, disease, stars, rocks, water, and air pollution.
7th - 10th Science
Investigation: Concept Mapping Alternative Fuels
Accompanying this graphic organizer activity are a complete reading assignment on alternative fuels and a chart of their characteristics to use as reference. These high-quality resources will be a valuable addition to your energy unit.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying With A Hero
Martin Luther King Jr. has inspired countless individuals throughout the years, show your students how he is a true American Hero. Students read his speech out loud then use a graphic organizer to connect Martin Luther King's dreams to the dreams they have.
6th English Language Arts