Listed below are a variety of graphic organizers that can be used with students in accelerating, acquiring or extending/refining learning. These tools should be used to help students engage in rigorous thinking, organize complex ideas, and scaffold their interactions with texts. They should not be used simply as worksheets or activities for their own sake.
Graphic Organizers for Acceleration, Acquisition and Vocabulary Lessons
|Descriptive Paragraph||This Caused... Frame||Compare/Contrast Triangle||ABC Brainstorming|
|SQ3R||Cause and Effect||Attribute Web||Question/Prediction|
|Using All My Senses||Sketch to Stretch||Connections||Inferencing|
|Questioning||Picture in My Head||Synthesizing||Determining Importance|
Graphic Organizers for Extending and Refining Thinking Skills
Can't find an organizer to meet your needs? Check out these web sites for even more!
Library of Graphic Organizers Enchanted Learning Graphic Organizers
EdHelper Graphic Organizers More Graphic Organizers
Education Place Graphic Organizers to Print
Houghton Mifflin Eduplace Scholastic: Graphic Organizers Portal
The Write Site Education Oasis
Region 15 Graphic Organizers (English and Spanish versions)
*Material adapted from a variety of sources including Dr. Max Thompson's Learning Focused Strategies