1 Graphic Organizers that show relationships: - 1. Problem-Solution: This type of Graphic Organizer is used to help students identify the problem and come up with possible solutions. It illustrates the problem-solving process. 2. Fishbone: Analyzing the ways in which different aspects of a problem or issue are related. Can be used to organize the main topics to subtopics, or to analyze the causes of something. Graphic Organizers that organize information: into Categories 1. Concept Maps: Used to brainstorm concepts and identify how they relate to each other with the use of labeled cells/bubbles. 2. Idea Web: his type of graphic organizer is used primarily for brainstorming and generating ideas for planning or writing purposes. Graphic Organizers that compare and contrast 1. Venn Diagram: To identify the differences and similarities between two or three ideas/concepts. It consists two or three overlapping circles. 2. T-Charts: To list the pros and the cons of an idea/concept. Graphic Organizers that show sequence, order or the development 1. Flow Chart: Visual display of the sequence of a list of ideas. Various symbols can be used to illustrate things such as direction of the flow or central points. 2. Chain: It depicts a chain of events, timeline. 3. Story Map: presents the elements of a book or story. By identifying story characters, plot, setting, problem and solution, students read carefully to learn the details. There are many different types of story map graphic organizers. 4. Cycle: Used to indicate how concepts relate to each other when there is no beginning or end. Note: Graphic organizers come in many different forms, each one best suited to organizing a particular type of information. The following examples are merely a sampling of the different types and uses of graphic organizers.