Organizational Skills Teacher Resources
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Inspiration Visual Study Guides
With the use of Inspiration software, guide your class to create visual study guides. The technique of associating images with words in an outline visual format is demonstrated first by the educator. Learners then build their own study guides using the software, their textbooks, and additional hyperlinks to extend their understanding and ability to remember specific facts.
5th - 12th Languages 9 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solve a Crime
Do the kids in your class love solving mysteries? Use the tv show 48 Hours to ignite their interest and get them creating hypotheses, writing a formal, well-organized research paper, and presenting their individual theory on the crime of their choosing.
11th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 21 Downloads
Visual Study Guides: Inspiration Software
Visual aids can improve comprehension and retention, and help to connect and organize ideas and concepts. In this single-session training, your class learns to use Inspiration Software's study guide creation capability to organize information around central themes and to visually represent complex literary or informational texts.
7th - 11th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How To Write a Social Studies Outline
One of the keys to success in school is organization. This resource leads learners through the process of creating an outline for a chapter from a social studies text. In addition, they review facts they have learned in their class throughout the year, and create an outline to organize their information.
5th Social Studies & History 40 Views 166 Downloads
Inspiration Narrative Writing Workshop
Help your learners write narratives using technology tools. This instructional activity focuses in particular on the educational software Inspiration. Class members use Inspiration to develop a diagram or outline. After revision and editing, this diagram becomes the basis for a final draft.
6th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Borrowing Narrative Skills from Mr. Fletcher
Use narrative writing techniques to understand idea development and voice. The class reads Marshfield Dreams by Ralph Fletcher, and then practices authentic writing for standardized tests by writing a personal narrative.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 68 Views 518 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Help Is On The Way!
Third graders recognize the attitudes, knowledge and skills contributing to effective learning in school and across the life span. They complete an inventory that self-assesses their ability in study skills, test taking strategies, and basic time management and organizational skills.
3rd 21st Century Skills 10 Views 87 Downloads
Get Ready, Get Set, Get Organized! Lesson 2 of 2
Seventh graders examine the importance of being organized when making transitions. In this organization lesson, 7th graders watch a teacher demonstration of entering a room in a disorganized manner before discussing how the transition could have been more successful.
7th Social Studies & History 14 Views 7 Downloads
Social Studies: Improving Academic Skills
Third graders play a variation of Bingo to reinforce study skills, time management, and test taking strategies. As the teacher draws key words, they offer brief explanations or descriptions about how the words can be used. As key words are called, 3rd graders mark them with an X.
3rd 21st Century Skills 11 Views 42 Downloads
Inspiration Persuasive Speeches and Essays: From Organization to Presentation
Assist your class with persuasive writing and public speaking. Learners develop writing and speaking skills through organization and the educational software program, Inspiration. Class members use the software to organize their work and prepare for speaking and writing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Persuasive Writing
Although designed to guide your class through Inspiration Software, this persuasive writing lesson has ideas and visuals that are useful independently. Approach persuasive speech and essay writing as a step-by-step process; interactive diagrams and flowcharts give learners the organization skills they need to present an argument.
6th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Building a Foundation: Orientation and Personal Space
Learners participate in organizational skills. In this physical education lesson, students understand their personal space. Learners follow directions to complete selected activities. Students try to complete tasks in smaller spaces.
K - 2nd Physical Education 18 Views 38 Downloads
Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of their lives, and give an oral presentation to share what they discovered.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 235 Downloads
Rights and the Wyandotte Constitution
Every state uses a set of rights to establish laws and regulations. Explore the Wyandotte Constitution as it was written in 1859 and compare it with how rights in Kansas have changed, especially those that pertain to gender and race. A series of graphic organizers, worksheets, and primary source material make this a complete lesson.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Can You Convince Me?
Work on persuasive techniques and use them in a persuasive essay with supportive evidence. Middle schoolers study and code different forms of persuasion. They select a topic of interest and write a persuasive essay about the topic, using a graphic organizer to help them organize and plan the essay.
7th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 429 Downloads
Upper elementary learners generate sequencing and web graphic organizers while planning expository and narrative writing. They work in teams to complete webs in order to improve a short story and organize a report. Small groups discuss their ideas and then share with the class.
4th - 6th Language Arts 99 Views 877 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Photo Essay Semester Project
Students reinforce research and organizational skills with this project. They create a photo essay and conduct an interview with a person associated with their chosen topic. Pupils may choose to get their pictures from a digital camera, magazines, website, etc.
8th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Fact or Fiction - What is Expository Writing?
Use formatting to organize an explanatory essay after comparing and contrasting expository and narrative genres. Young writers explore expository writing by employing prewriting techniques and graphic organizers to plan an essay. This is especially helpful as you begin a unit on informative or explanatory writing structure.
5th - 10th Language Arts 117 Views 627 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Organization and Study Skills
Middle schoolers with special needs utilize organizational skills such as what supplies to bring to class, how to use an assignment notebook, and how long it takes to complete an assignment. They become more independent students, become more confident, strengthen their memories, become organized, and have a plan of attack for textbook use, test-preparation and test-taking.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 55 Views 212 Downloads