How You Can Use Graphic Organizers to Improve Your Reading and Writing
English Language is the second most demanding subject of practice and undivided attention. But children often get bored of looking at the same pages over and over and revising the same things day after day. That is why to make things interesting, graphic organizers should be used.
Graphic organizers are one of the best tools when it comes to teaching the English Language. They have visual illustrations that allow the children to have a better understanding of the topic they are currently on. It also helps a great deal with vocabulary. These organizers also come in handy when children are learning or participating in small group activities. It gives the students a common ground for sharing their ideas and discussing relevant topics.
Graphic organizers are of various types and work for children of all ages. Depending on your child's needs and age, you can easily adjust the level, problems, and topics.
A very fun organizer for students and teachers alike.
Organize thoughts with a Spider Map.
Looks like a real spider to organize all your thoughts.
Helpful for all those lateral thoughts.
5 Petal flower that helps diagram relationships.
This mimics most flowering plants well.
If you explorer smaller topics this will let you spread out all of your thoughts.
This serves as a pros vs. cons map.
Relate 2 topics or subjects.
This helps you sequence events in order.
A nice and neat spacing is provided on this page.
When you have an odd number of topics or events, this works well.
This provides enough space to write 2 sentences for each bubble.
Circle diagramming for providing a sweet flow in your thoughts.
This serves all your basic purposes for a concept or topic that you are exploring.
We stating the circles that work off of the main topic.
When you have a lot of characteristics to explore.
This works well when exploring a week in your classroom or around school.
The lateral circles offer slightly less room to expand your thoughts.
This is used to explain a hierarchy where each component has an unequal amount of ownership.
Great for diagramming relative size.
They are evenly spaced for you.
The second tier does not offer much space at all.
This is normal chart we use when exploring topics.
Has many uses for working along with reading.
Very useful for exploring three groups.
You can split this one up however you like. We suggest using a ruler.
Helps you explore main objectives of any work.
We take you in a different direction.
Provides you a good bit of depth to work with.
Note the side rectangles should be used for lesser inputs.
This one is super spread out and all the boxes are equal size.
Top down branching charts.
Helps break down concepts into smaller parts.
Key organization framework.
This can help define all the parts of an organization.
This lets you use a lot of the outside space to write.
This allows you to talk about 5 points of a concept.
If you are looking for something like the sun, this your go to.
This looks like the sun at weird point of isolation, like it is setting.
This is helpful for most the topics you will come across. Just note that you do not have a lot of room to write.
2 topics and 1 key emphasizes.
A good way to help explain cycles, when you need to write a good amount.
Reminds me of that classic table game Simon.
This is a popular for life cycles at the high school level.
Many teachers are comfortable using this organizer with their weekly routines.
A good way to chart out a weekly routine schedule.
Each entry point is equally sized out for you.
This provides with the flexibility to add any event or concept pattern that you would like.
How to Organize Large Chunks of Data
A pre-number learning concept that helps children in identifying objects is the concept of classification. The interesting thing about classifying is that it can be done with or without the involvement of the numbers. It is not only a mathematical concept. For example, separating objects into a distinct group, such as the same color t-shirts, and same color balls.
Before children move forward, they need to learn how to sort and classify the objects before they come across problems like these. Classifying and sorting is the act of placing things that are the same or similar in a category. Grouping them requires them having some specific traits and attributes. For example, animals can be grouped or classified based on their nature or type.
You can have your kids classify anything including from toy cars, balls, toy animals, leaves and books to plates and spoons. You can expose your children to a variety of opportunities to let them classify the objects. Grouping can also be done on the basis of the same color, big/small and long/short.