Using Graphic Organizers Teacher Resources
Find Using Graphic Organizers educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 9,168 resources
Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension
Wow, a resource that includes over 50 graphic organizers designed for reading comprehension! From story maps and plot elements to character traits and compare and contrast activities, this resource is sure to have the graphic organizer you're looking for on your next literary adventure!
4th - 10th Language Arts 424 Views 321 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasive Essay: Graphic Organizer
Prewriting is an important step in the writing process! After kids brainstorm different topics for a persuasive essay, provide them with this graphic organizer to help them collect their thoughts. They briefly summarize their topic, their personal stance, and any supporting reasons they have.
6th - 9th Language Arts 75 Views 629 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Free Verse Poem - Graphic Organizer
Support your young writers as they explore the freedom and creative potential of a free verse poem. Based on a model poem written by Maya Angelou, this graphic organizer does an excellent job of helping learners form their unique ideas into poetic language and vivid imagery.
4th - 12th Language Arts 64 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using a Graphic Organizer to Research a Question
Is Pluto still a planet? Using this popular question, kids are introduced to graphic organizers as a writing tool. As a class, they watch a demonstration on how to use them and work together with a partner to research whether Pluto is a planet or not.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 49 Views 91 Downloads
Support an Argument
It's time to plan! Brainstorm a persuasive writing assignment with this graphic organizer. Middle schoolers use the organizer to choose a topic, create a stance, and note the argument. They also identify the argument for the opposing side. The worksheet includes spaces for a topic, argument, and supporting details for both sides of an argument.
6th - 10th Language Arts 31 Views 518 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer: Inferring About the Importance of Religion in Colonial America
Improve class understanding of colonial times by reading an informational text and filling out the accompanying graphic organizer. Class members work with a partner to read, take notes, make inferences, and synthesize information.The lesson does not provide a copy of If You Lived in Colonial Times, so you will need to find the text.
4th Language Arts 118 Views 126 Downloads CCSS: Designed
From Graphic Organizer to Composition - Grade Six
How does one use a graphic organizer to plan writing? Introduce your writers to different types of graphic organizers by dividing the class into groups and assigning each group a particular organizer. Then, as they research chocolate (yum!), they record some of the pros and cons to their specific organizer.
6th Language Arts 38 Views 170 Downloads
Using a Graphic Organizer
“Is Pluto a Planet?” Pairs of researchers use graphic organizers to record data found during their investigation into this ongoing controversy. Finally, class member use the collected information to write a paragraph in support of their position.
K - 1st Science 13 Views 57 Downloads
Summarizing and Synthesizing: Planning for Writing an Apprentice Wanted Ad
In lesson plan 13 of this unit on colonial trade, young researchers learn about apprentices as they prepare to write help-wanted ads for the specific trade they have been researching. To begin, the class listens closely as the teacher reads aloud an informational text on apprentices while working in small groups to take notes on the information they hear.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 69 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Synthesizing Information: Writing an Apprentice Wanted Ad
Fourth graders view examples of help-wanted ads as they plan and create their own writing in the fourteenth lesson of this unit on colonial trade. The engagement of the class is captured when the teacher shares an actual help-wanted ad for an apprentice printed during colonial times.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 69 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Planning and Drafting Explanatory Paragraphs
"I love it when a plan comes together." Building on the previous lesson in this unit, young writers use their graphic organizers to create a draft of their constitution explanatory paragraphs. The teacher models this process for the class, demonstrating how ideas are transformed from an outline into an organized piece of writing.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 95 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Classical Appeals and War Speeches
Advance the comprehension of the classical appeals of rhetoric through the speeches of Winston Churchill and FDR. Learners read, annotate, analyze the speeches by the men, and use a graphic organizer to track the use of ethos, pathos, and logos.
7th - 12th Language Arts 46 Views 95 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Being a Square in Writing
Through teacher modeling and class discussion, writers learn how to write a solid paragraph. They discover how to use a four-square graphic organizer to write an expository paragraph, and they complete an exercise that has them reorder sentences to create good flow.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 43 Views 278 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"Andy Works for Charity"
Explore a real-word math problem with your class. Strengthen their problem-solving strategies by coming up with an answer to a money question. They work in groups to determine the answer. Also, they share with the class the various solutions found.
4th - 6th Math 5 Views 181 Downloads
Strong Descriptive Writing: James and the Giant Peach
Support your writers! Clear procedures and appropriate support make this a superb resource for elementary writing instruction. Ready your class to compose original descriptive paragraphs inspired by the episode in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach when the adventure begins.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 444 Downloads
Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer, Part 1: The Iroquois: A Six Nations Confederacy
Fourth graders tackle the close reading skill of learning how to find the main idea and details within informational text. A graphic organizer is provided to help learners navigate taking note-taking skills with the book, The Iroquois: A Six Nations Confederacy.
4th Language Arts 27 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Have Your Math and Eat It Too!
Two podcasts introduce scholars to geometry basics (types of polygons, lines of symmetry, and congruence) and finding area of simple shapes. Be sure learners comprehend these concepts before moving on. What foods can they think of that are geometrically shaped?
5th - 8th Math 34 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Mind Maps: Tapping Prior Knowledge & Developing Ideas
Use Inspiration software with your writers to compose mind maps! If you don't have the program, you can download a thirty-day trial or simply follow the steps and write out a graphic organizer on paper to organize one main idea. Each person can choose his or her own topic to write about.
6th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Identifying Text Structure
Work on identifying text structure with this thorough worksheet. After studying a diagram depicting six different text structures (compare/contrast, spatial, chronological, problem and solution, cause and effect, and order of importance/sequence), middle schoolers read 11 passages, determine the text structure, and put the text into the appropriate graphic organizer.
8th - 10th Language Arts 242 Views 1165 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 1 Literacy in Social Studies: My Informational Report About Community Workers
Get ready to teach a unit about community workers that uses Common Core literacy standards as a way to connect language arts and social studies. The packet is printable and contains teaching strategies, scripted activities, and performance tasks for reading and writing with informational texts.
1st Social Studies & History 259 Views 277 Downloads CCSS: Designed