Graphic Organizers for Content Instruction One of our roles as ESL and bilingual specialists is to encourage mainstream teachers to employ teaching techniques which make content area information more accessible to second language learners. Content materials present text which is too dense for ELLs. Teach your students to use graphic organizers such as webs, Venn diagrams, and charts to help them better comprehend these texts. These are visual tools that help ELLs understand and organize information. They are like mind maps which promote active learning.
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Interactive Graphic Organizer Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers "Graphic organizers are tools that help your brain think." - Kylene Beers Graphic organizers are an illustration of your thoughts on paper. They can help you brainstorm, organize, and visualize your ideas. Click on a graphic organizer to download a PDF of it. Once you’ve downloaded an organizer, type in your comments and print it out.
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Printable Graphic Organizers for Teachers, Grades K-12 Highlights Halloween Happy Halloween! Students love this fall holiday; take advantage of it! Graphic Organizers Printables and Ideas - Print them - Venn Diagrams, Concept Maps, Writing, Character, Reading Graphic Organizers Venn Diagrams Compare and Contrast Cause and Effect Venn Diagrams Introduction to Graphic Organizers An introduction with samples of filled-in graphic organizers (PDF File)
Reading Graphic Organizers Why Use Graphic Organizers? The human brain naturally looks for connections between old and new information. Additionally, studies have shown that the brain processes information most efficiently in chunks. Graphic organizers complement both of these processes by helping students: Visually sort new information into familiar categories Analyze the relationships between old and new information Create a simple structure for thinking about information in new ways Review concepts and demonstrate understanding Graphic organizers can be used in all phases of learning from brainstorming ideas to presenting research findings. How to Use Graphic Organizers When using graphic organizers with early readers, teacher guidance may be necessary.