The Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers: 100 Reproducible Organizers that Help Kids with Reading, Writing, and the Content Areas

The Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers: 100 Reproducible Organizers that Help Kids with Reading, Writing, and the Content Areas

by Katherine S. McKnight

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ISBN-13: 9780470502426
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/08/2010
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 146,643
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Katherine S. McKnight, Ph.D., has been an educator for over 20 years. A former high school English teacher, she currently works as associate professor of Secondary Education at National-Louis University. She also trains educators regularly as a professional development consultant for the National Council of Teachers of English, and presents at educational conferences. She is the coauthor of The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom, Teaching the Classics in the Inclusive Classroom, and Teaching Writing in the Inclusive Classroom.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

About the Author ix

Chapter One Why Are Graphic Organizers Such Important Tools for Teaching and Learning? 1

Chapter Two Graphic Organizers for Brainstorming and Idea Generation 5

1: Power Thinking (Levels of Brainstorming) 6

2: ABC Brainstorm 8

3: Carousel Brainstorm 10

4: Venn Diagram 12

5: Compare and Contrast 14

6: KWL 16

7: KWS 18

8: KWHL 20

9: KWLT 22

10–17: Topic Generation Graphic Organizers

10: Topic Generation with 3 Ideas–Linear Model 24

11: Topic Generation with 4 Ideas–Linear Model 26

12: Topic Generation with 6 Ideas–Linear Model 28

13: Topic Generation with 3 Ideas–Circle Model 30

14: Topic Generation with 4 Ideas–Circle Model 32

15: Topic Generation with 6 Ideas–Circle Model 34

16: Character Traits Web 36

17: Topic Generation: Hand Model 38

18: Anticipation Guide 40

19: Hypothesis Guide 42

20: Idea Web 44

21: Fishbone 46

22: Spider 48

23: Herringbone 50

24: Y Diagram 52

Chapter Three Graphic Organizers for Vocabulary Development 55

25: Vocabulary Slide 56

26: Concept or Vocabulary Map I 58

27: Concept or Vocabulary Map II 60

28: Concept or Vocabulary Map III 62

29: Concept or Vocabulary Map IV 64

30: Word Detective 66

31: Six-Column Vocabulary Organizer 68

32: Vocabulary Tree 70

33: Cyber Vocabulary Detective 72

Chapter Four Graphic Organizers for Note Taking and Study Skills 75

34: Cornell Notes 76

35: Three-Column Notes 78

36: T Notes 80

37: Analysis Notes 82

38: Summary Organizer 84

39: Journalist Graphic Organizer 86

40: Story Board Notes: Three Frame 88

41: Story Board Notes: Six Frame 90

42: Outline Notes 92

43: The Five Senses 94

44: Cycle or Food Chain 96

45–48: Graphic Organizer Bookmarks 98

45: Bookmark for Reading Fiction 99

46: Reading Reminders Bookmark 100

47: Bookmark for Questions During Reading 101

48: Textbook Reminders Bookmark 102

49: Individual Performance in a Cooperative Group 104

50: Cooperative Group Planner 106

51: Portfolio Tracker 108

52: Independent Reading Log 110

53: Assignment Tracker 112

Chapter Five Graphic Organizers for Supporting Reading Comprehension 115

54: Questioning the Author 116

55: Question-Answer-Relationship (QAR) 118

56: Gist 120

57: Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review (SQ3R) 122

58: Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review, Reflect (SQ4R) 126

59: Fix-Up Strategies 130

60: Reading Connections 132

61: ReQuest 134

62: Story Trails and History Trails 136

63: Text-Think-Connect (TTC) 138

64: REAP 140

65: PLAN 142

66: PACA 144

67: DRTA 146

68: Text Structures 148

69: Reference Frames 150

70: Prior Knowledge 152

71: Inference Prompter 154

72: List-Group-Label 156

73: Think-Pair-Share 158

74: The Five Ws 160

Chapter Six Graphic Organizers for Writing 163

75: Autobiographical Poem 164

76: Historical Bio Poem 166

77: Inquiry Chart 168

78: Peer Review 170

79: Entrance Slip 172

80: Exit Slip 174

81: Writer Checklist 176

82: Sensory Starter 178

83: Story Map I 180

84: Story Map II 182

85: Chain of Events 184

86: Beginning-Middle-End 186

87: Climax Ladder 188

88–91: Persuasive Writing Organizers 190

88: Persuasive Writing I 191

89: Persuasive Writing II 192

90: Persuasive Writing III 193

91: Persuasive Writing IV 194

92: Writing Revision Organizer 196

93: Prewriting Organizer 198

94: What Happens? 200

95: Character Creator 202

96: Conflict and Solution Organizer 204

97: Getting Ready to Write 206

98: Writing Process 208

99: Story Pyramid 210

100: RAFT 212

References 214

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