Concept Map Teacher Resources
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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. The teacher models each step of the lesson, including writing, drawing pictures to go along with the writing, and revising. Titles of possible mentor texts for examination are provided.
Prepare your class for a unit by introducing them to the main ideas and topic that will be covered. While you explain the concepts, have your class fill out this graphic organizer, which provides space to write in a topic and six related main ideas.
- Provide the main ideas and have individuals brainstorm related topics in the bubbles; there's plenty of space to write
- Along with the ideas, give your class a preview of what activities and projects you'll be completing to learn about the ideas
Hydrologists create a concept map about how water is used and a sentence strip defining water and describing its unique properties. Small groups work together to fill a small milk carton and compute the mass of water inside. The next day, after freezing the water, they make new observations of the properties.
Students explore photosynthesis. In this photosynthesis lesson, students label parts of photosynthesis and take notes. Students conduct experiments on leaves, make observations and record their findings.
Practical tips, lessons, and ideas for teaching the transfer of energy.
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.
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.
To better understand how to compose a clear and well-organized paper, learners read short passages, write summaries, and make colored graphic organizers. This is a fully developed three-day instructional activity with suggested assessments.
Fourth graders research how animals adapt to their environment. In this animal adaptation lesson, 4th graders discover the reasons behind animal adaptations. Students create a project using Kidspiration software.
Sixth graders read chapters 1 and 2 of the book On My Honor and fill out the worksheet that goes along with it using summary, opinion, prediction, and questions. In this honor lesson plan, 6th graders also complete journal writing about honesty.
Students construct concept maps after reading an article. In this Dia de Los Muertos instructional activity, students read about the celebration in Spanish and create concept maps explaining what they learned. Students share with their peers.
Students use a concept map (graphic organizer) to organize information about the Gulf Stream. They discuss ship travel, animal distribution and climate.
Students compare and contrast Neo-realism vs. Realism and Neo-liberalism vs. Liberalism using computers, the internet, Inspiration educational software, and concept maps. This lesson includes a short lesson description and video clip.
Students organize the Canadian Loyalist primary source documents and add more information to their primary source document concept maps.
Eighth graders analyze Anna Quindlen's "Homeless" while relating personal thoughts about their home using a concept map. They evaluate how personal perspectives are influenced by society, cultural and historical issues. Students appraise changes in self throughout this process.
Students investigate the biodiversity in estuaries. In this estuary lesson plan, students use Google Earth to explore the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. They produce a biodiversity concept map and portray the life of a plant and an animal in an estuary by producing a poster.
Students create concept maps exploring causes of drug abuse that, in Siberia and around the world, often lead to the contraction of H.I.V., and develop solutions papers.
How is it that water that falls as rain ends up coming out of the tap on our sinks? Learners trace water's journey and examine how along the way pollutants make their way into the water supply. They conduct experiments, use the Internet to research questions, and draw a concept map. The third in a series of water quality lessons for second graders.
Composting is a fascinating process. In this science lesson, 3rd graders go to the computer lab and view a slideshow on composting, then work in groups to complete a concept map on the topic they were assigned. The internet links and blackline masters needed to complete the lesson are included.
Fourth graders construct a concept map about Plate Tectonics. They include types of movement, names and effects of boundaries. They research plate tectonics, describe and name 3 types. They analyze the effect on the earth's surface of plate activity.