9781118343043

The Elementary Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers, K-5 100+ Ready-to-Use Organizers That Help Kids Learn Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and More

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/11/2013
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

100 ready-to-use graphic organizers that help elementary students learn Graphic organizers are a powerful metacognitive teaching and learning tool and this book features 100 graphic organizers for teachers in grades K-5-double the number of any other book on the market. These graphic organizers can be used as before learning, during learning, or after learning activities, and support students learning in the major content areas: English language arts, science, social studies, and mathematics. Teachers can use each graphic organizer as-is or customize for their own classrooms unique needs. Tips for classroom implementation and information on how the tool supports learning A Difficulty Dial that indicates the complexity of each graphic organizer Two Student Samples demonstrating how the organizer may be used with younger and older students This book gives teachers in grades K-5 a powerful way to help students understand relationships between facts, terms, and ideas.

Author Biography

Katherine S. McKnight, PhD, is a former classroom teacher and nationally recognized expert in literacy, inclusive classrooms, Common Core State Standards, and integrating technology in the 21st century classroom. She is author of The Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers, Grades 6–12 and coauthor of The English Teacher's Survival Guide, Second Edition. Katie is a professor of education at National Louis University and a consultant for the National Council of Teachers of English. To learn more, go to www.katherinemcknight.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

A Message from the Author xi

Chapter One What Are Graphic Organizers and Why Are They So Important for Teaching and Learning? 1

How Is This Book Organized? 2

Chapter Two Graphic Organizers for Brainstorming and Idea Generation 5

1: ABC Brainstorm 6

2: Venn Diagram 1 8

3: Venn Diagram 2 10

4: Cause and Effect 1 12

5: Cause and Effect 2 14

6: Compare and Contrast 1 16

7: Compare and Contrast 2 18

8: KWL 1 20

9: KWL 2 22

Graphic Organizers 10–17: Idea Generation 24

10: Idea Generation with 4 Ideas: Linear Model 24

11: Idea Generation with 6 Ideas: Linear Model 26

12: Idea Generation with 3 Ideas: Circle Model 28

13: Idea Generation with 4 Ideas: Circle Model 30

14: Idea Generation with 6 Ideas: Circle Model 32

15: Idea Generation: Tree Design 34

16: Idea Generation: Flower Petal Design 36

17: Idea Generation: Hand Model 38

18: Anticipation Guide 40

19: Previewer 44

20: Summarizer/Main Idea 46

21: Idea Web 48

22: Fishbone 50

23: Herringbone 52

24: Y Diagram 54

Chapter Three Graphic Organizers for Vocabulary Development 57

25: Vocabulary Slide 1 58

26: Vocabulary Slide 2 60

27: Vocabulary Cluster 1 62

28: Vocabulary Cluster 2 64

29: Vocabulary Cluster 3 66

30: Word Web 68

31: Dictionary Page 70

32: Word Chart: Vocabulary Organizer 72

33: Word Chart: Context Connections 74

34: Word Chart: Characteristics and Illustrations 76

35: Vocabulary Tree 78

36: Vocabulary Bookmark 80

Chapter Four Graphic Organizers for Note Taking and Study Skills 83

37: 3-Column Notes 84

38: T Chart 86

39: Scientific Method 88

40: Solving an Equation or Problem 90

41: Food Chain Organizer 92

42: Fact or Opinion 94

43: Prediction Chart 96

44: Questions: Book Notes 98

45: Term (In My Words) Picture 100

46: Student Self-Assessment 102

47: My Portfolio 104

48: Homework Organizer 106

49: Group Learning 108

50: Oral Reports Organizer 110

51: Interviewing Organizer 112

52: Reading Recorder/Organizer 114

Chapter Five Graphic Organizers for Literacy 117

53: RAFT Papers 118

54: Story Trails 120

55: History Map 122

56: Inquiry Chart 124

57: Story Map 1 126

58: Story Map 2 128

59: Story Map 3 130

60: Sequence of Events 132

61: Small Book Template 134

62: Story Pyramid 136

63: Plot Diagram 138

64: What Happens? 140

65: Time Line 142

66: Five Ws Chart 144

67: Observation Chart 146

68: Inverted Topic Triangle 148

69: Literature Circle Roles 150

70: Journaling 152

71: Entrance Slip 154

72: Exit Slip 156

73: Character Description 158

74: Adding Details 160

75: Who, What, Where, When, Why, How 162

76: Beginning, Middle, End 164

77: Situation, Problem, Solution 166

78: Autobiography Organizer 168

79: Story Builder for Writing 170

80: Finding Resources 172

81: Main Ideas and Supporting Ideas 174

Graphic Organizers 82 and 83: Book Reports 176

82: Nonfiction Book Report 176

83: Fiction Book Report 178

Graphic Organizers 84–86: Story Structures 180

84: Newspaper Article 180

85: Animal Story 182

86: Fairy Tale Story 184

Chapter Six Graphic Organizers for Specific Subjects: Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics 187

Graphic Organizers for Social Studies

87: Coat of Arms 188

88: Flow Chart/Sequencing Events 190

89: History Trails 192

90: Cause & Effect in History 194

91: Mapping It Out 196

Graphic Organizers for Science

92: Sort and Classify 198

93: Observation Diary 200

94: Inquiry Frame 202

95: Science Fair Organizer 204

96: Inventor 206

97: Scientific Method 208

98: Focus on a Cycle/Process 210

Graphic Organizers for Mathematics

99: Graphing Organizer 212

100: Quantities 214

101: Number Placement 216

102: Word Problem Solver 218

103: Equation Detective 220

104: Math Factors 222

105: Pie Organizer 224

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