The Teacher s Big Book of Graphic Organizers

Author: Katherine S. McKnight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470625668
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Tap into the power of graphic organizers for classroom success Veteran educator and NCTE trainer Katherine McKnight shows how students can use graphic organizers as an important tool to organize new information. Providing a visual representation that uses symbols to express ideas, concepts, and convey meaning, graphic organizers help to depict relationships between facts, terms, and ideas. The author demonstrates how graphic organizers have proven to be a powerful teaching and learning strategy. Includes 100 graphic organizers-more than any comparable book Included graphic organizers can be used before-, during-, and after-learning activities across the content areas Contains easy-to-follow instructions for teachers on how to use and adapt the book's graphic organizers Offers strategies for teachers to create their own graphic organizers for different grade levels The author Katherine McKnight is a noted literacy educator.

The Elementary Teacher s Big Book of Graphic Organizers K 5

Author: Katherine S. McKnight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111841666X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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 classroom's 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.

Content Area Graphic Organizers for Math

Author: Walch Publishing
Publisher: Walch Publishing
ISBN: 9780825150203
Format: PDF
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Help students visualize what they're learning! Helps students organize information for better comprehension Appeals to different learning styles Present essential teaching tools including concept maps, flow charts, and more

The Big Book of Reproducible Graphic Organizers

Author: Jennifer Jacobson
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780590378840
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offers advice for using fifty graphic organizers to promote critical thinking skills in subjects ranging from language arts and social studies to science and mathematics.

Social Studies

Author: Sarah Longhi
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780439548946
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Help students build background knowledge, synthesize information, and increase their overall understanding of social studies topics with this collection of 20 highly motivating, reproducible graphic organizers. Mini-lessons help teachers introduce each organizer and provide directions for use. Also includes student samples that model how to use the organizers. For use with Grades 4-6.

The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom

Author: Katherine S. McKnight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787996505
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Most people know The Second City as an innovative school for improvisation that has turned out leading talents such as Alan Arkin, Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert, and Tina Fey. This groundbreaking company has also trained thousands of educators and students through its Improvisation for Creative Pedagogy program, which uses improv exercises to teach a wide variety of content areas, and boost skills that are crucial for student learning: listening, teamwork, communication, idea-generation, vocabulary, and more.

Differentiating with Graphic Organizers

Author: Patti Drapeau
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1634507886
Format: PDF, Docs
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Graphic organizers have proven to be successful tools for helping students develop their critical and creative thinking skills. This research-based resource shows how graphic organizers can improve teaching practices, help differentiate instruction in the classroom, and raise learning outcomes for all students, including English language learners and students with learning disabilities. The author presents graphic organizers for nine types of thinking processes based on Bloom's taxonomy and offers examples of how to apply the graphic organizers in different subject areas and grade levels. This hands-on guide demonstrates how teachers can: Promote the critical thinking processes of assuming, inferring, analyzing, prioritizing, and judging Encourage the creative thinking processes of brainstorming, connecting, creating, and elaborating Modify graphic organizers or create their own to meet individual learning needs With assessment rubrics for providing quality feedback included, Differentiating With Graphic Organizers addresses ways to promote and build students’ creative reasoning, communication, and problem-solving skills and make the learning process a success.

The Visual Edge

Author: Sargy Letuchy
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457537192
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Visual Edge is a comprehensive compilation of visual instructional tools designed for all English, Science, and History Common Core Standards, grades 6-12. Each page provides a detailed explanation of a standard and a carefully crafted organizer that allows teachers to: • Engage students visually and ensure they develop the skills embedded in Common Core • Enhance modeling, guided and independent practice, formative and summative assessment, portfolios, projects, and feedback • Instruct to the precision of each standard • Manage a high degree of complexity and rigor in a short amount of time