Graphic Organizers

Cornell Notes

          (excellent note-taking system)

K-W-L Chart

          (assess what you know, what you want to know, and what you have learned)


          (record your observations)


          (record your thoughts and opinions)

Support Your Thinking

          (organize ideas, opinions, facts, claims, arguments along with relevant supports for each item)

Venn Diagram

          (compare, contrast, identify commonalities)


          (make meaningful connections that help you understand new vocabulary)

Vocabulary Self-Awareness Chart
          (begin interacting with new vocabulary)

Vocabulary T-Chart

          (identify vocabulary that you know and vocabulary that is new to you)

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