Graphic Organizers - Trinity Valley School

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Use a Graphic Organizer to
Teach Critical Thinking Skills
Gail Corder
Technology Coordinator
Trinity Valley School
Fort Worth, Texas
Why Graphic Organizers?
• Helps students understand
relationships between concepts
• Gives students ownership of
the information
• Allows students to create a
visual representation of the
concepts
Uses Throughout the
Curriculum
• Can be used in every discipline
• Recommend grade levels
3 – 12
• Useful for professional and
personal planning
English/Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Mathematics
Foreign Language
Music and Art
Music Teacher, Lorraine Cich
(Thomas Jefferson School)
Research and Planning
Outlining
Assessment
Best Uses
• In the hands of the students
• Stress relationships between
concepts
• Ask good questions
•Analyze
•Classify
•Compare
•Diagnose
•Plan
•Reorganize
•Predict
•Rank
•Justify
•Evaluate
Resources
My Graphic Organizer Site
http://faculty.trinityvalleyschool.org/corderg/go
• Graphic Organizer Software
– Software for purchase
– Free software
– Software alternatives
• Lesson Plans
– Printable graphic organizers
– Sample Concept maps
• Assessment
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