# Graphic Organizer Teacher Resources

Help your class organize ideas, prepare for writing and speaking projects, keep track of information, and more with our collection of graphic organizers.

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#### Statistics Fun: Probability

A six-video collection hands viewers the key to understanding conditional probability. It's all in the context of the problem presented! Marbles, dice, Venn diagrams, and a tree diagram show how to calculate conditional probability, how...

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#### Tools to Support the Unique Needs of Learners with Autism

Tools Tools Tools! Here is a collection of printables, templates, graphic organizers, and other classroom tools that support the unique needs of children with autism. From handwriting to hand washing and speaking out to listening, these...

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#### 25 Graphic Organizers

Here's a must-have for your curriculum library. A packet of every kind of graphic organizer. There's even an index!

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#### Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension

Wow, a resource that includes over 50 graphic organizers designed for reading comprehension! From story maps and plot elements to character traits and compare and contrast activities, this resource is sure to have the graphic organizer...

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#### How Do You Find the Intersection of Percent Data by Using a Venn Diagram?

When you first read this word problem it seems pretty daunting. The instructor explains how to identify the variables, how to convert percentage to whole numbers, and how to set up the problem and solve it. She uses a Venn diagram as a...

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#### Story Map Graphic Organizer

Pair this story map with any short story of your choice. The reader studies the characters, setting, conflict, and the story's major events. Or, provide this sheet for your budding writers to create their own stories. A clear graphic...

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#### Venn Diagrams, Part 3

Can your first graders interpret Venn diagrams? Different sets of clues help pupils narrow down a specific number in different shapes. They determine odds and evens, greater than or less than, and what shape the number is in. A fun...

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#### Venn Diagram of Creation Myths

After reading the two informational passages, pupils will compare and contrast. They will create a Venn Diagram showing the differences and similarities between the Shinto Creation Myth and the Creation Myth found in the Christian Bible....

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#### The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Graphic Organizer: Venn Diagram

Get to know more about the characters of the novel The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis by comparing and contrasting their character traits using a Venn diagram.

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#### Dr. Seuss Story Map

Guide young readers through their first book report with a story map designed for a Dr. Seuss book. After your class finishes their story of choice, they list the title, characters, conflict, and other elements of literature on the book...

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#### Story Mapping

Help your learners map a story with a graphic organizer provided. Four squares for setting, problem, characters, and solution surround the circle for theme. Use this with any story you may be reading to go over important elements of story.

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#### Using a Venn Diagram to Compare / Contrast: Double Bubble

Create a "Double Bubble" to organize information in a Venn diagram-like graphic organizer. There are a few options included to differentiate this assignment, but unfortunately, there are no topics for selection. Provide your emerging...

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#### Venn Diagram: Holden and Phoebe

How are J.D. Salinger's characters Holden and Phoebe different? What similarities do they share? Your class members complete this basic Venn diagram and then discuss their ideas with the class. Some example answers are included on page...

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#### Comparing Works By The Same Author: Venn Diagram

A Venn diagram is a great tool. Middle schoolers research specific authors from different time periods, cultures, and genres. In groups, they create a Venn Diagram in order to compare and contrast two pieces of literature by the same...

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#### Color and Compare: Venn Diagram

In this color and compare worksheet, students will color two different snowmen and use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast their similarities and differences.

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#### The Persian Empire: Venn Diagram

Compare and contrast the actions of King Darius and King Cyrus. Pupils use the Venn Diagram to compare and contrast, explaining how Cyrus used satraps, then describe the beliefs of Zoroaster.

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#### When I Was Puerto Rican: Graphic Organizer

Readers demonstrate their understanding of Esmerelda Santiago's When I was Puerto Rican with three graphic organizers. The worksheets prompt them to compare two of the characters, to list events in sequence, and to identify the effects...

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#### The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Graphic Organizer: Venn Diagram

Compare and contrast the characters in John Boyne's The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Using a Venn diagram, kids write in different traits to describe each person, and note their shared characteristics in the middle section.

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#### Story Map--Upper Elementary Worksheet

In this retelling of a story worksheet, students choose a story they've already read and fill out the story map. Students follow the sequence of the story map step-by-step.

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#### Graphic Organizers for Reading Strategies

Help your pupils grow the reading strategies they need to succeed by supporting them with various graphic organizers. This packet includes a wealth of attractively formatted graphic organizers for predicting, keeping track of plot,...

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#### Venn Diagram Template Lined

Compare and contrast two subjects with this Venn diagram template. The printable graphic organizer has made writing in each part easy with printed lines and it can be implemented in a variety ways.

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#### Character Connections

Making connections with characters in literature is a great way to engage young children in reading. This task is made much easier with this Venn diagram template that asks young learners to compare and contrast themselves with a...

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#### Histograms and Venn Diagrams

There are many different options for graphing data, which can be overwhelming even for experienced mathematcians. This time, the focus is on histograms and Venn diagrams that highlight the frequency of a range of data and overlap of...

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#### Don't Get Lost in Story Writing: Story Maps

Ease young writers into the process of writing a story with a colorful presentation on story maps. Viewers use the provided sentence frames to craft a sample story as guided practice. They then draft their own stories to share with the...

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#### Venn Diagrams

The Venn diagram is such a useful tool! It can be used to provide a visual when comparing things across the curriculum. In this case, learners consider three Venn diagrams that each have a unique set of things in them. They must answer...

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#### Compare Solids Venn Diagram

Using a Venn diagram, learners write the attributes that the two solids—rectangular prism and triangular prism—have in common where the circles intersect and the attributes that they do not have in common in each individual circle.

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#### Free Verse Poem - Graphic Organizer

Support your young writers as they explore the freedom and creative potential of a free verse poem. Based on a model poem written by Maya Angelou, this graphic organizer does an excellent job of helping learners form their unique ideas...

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#### Report Writing: Creating and Using a Mind Map

Walk your class through the process of creating a mind map. Learners begin with a specific topic and add details. Then, they use their mind maps to write a report. This is a creative approach to teaching writing.

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#### Venn Diagrams and Data Sets

In this Venn diagram and data sets worksheet, students solve 16 short answer problems. Students organize data sets using a Venn diagram. Students answer questions about a data set given a Venn diagram. Students find the mean, median, and...

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#### How Do You Find a Union and Intersection from a Venn Diagram?

Is there a difference between the union of sets and the intersection of sets? The teacher uses a Venn diagram to illustrate how to determine what makes a union and what makes an intersection of sets.

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#### I Can Compare and Contrast

Work with your class to fill out this Venn diagram. Pupils can compare and contrast any two things and then write a short paragraph about the relationship demonstrated in their diagram.

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#### Graphic Organizer: Venn Diagram for Briar Rose

Compare and contrast the characters of Gemma and Becca from Briar Rose. Using a Venn diagram (not included but easy to create), readers will explore the characters. Not much direction or explanation is included here.

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#### The Heart is a Lonely Hunter: Venn Diagram

“When a person knows and can’t make the others understand, what does he do?” Why (s)he collects evidence and writes an essay! Prepare your readers for a compare/contrast or reflective essay on The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by giving them...

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#### Comparing Plant and Animal Cells in a Venn Diagram

In this science graphic organizer worksheet, students fill in a Venn Diagram by comparing plant and animal cells. They use the words from the word bank to fill in each portion of the graphic organizer. They use words such as...

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#### Comparing Elements and Compounds Venn Diagram

In this comparing elements and compounds Venn diagram worksheet, students compare and contrast compounds and elements as they list details to complete the graphic organizer.

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#### Venn Diagram Comparing Artic Animals and Desert Animal Adaptations

In this animal adaptation worksheet, students use a Venn diagram to compare the adaptations of Arctic and desert animals. They see a picture of a polar bear and a camel about the graphic organizer.

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#### COMPARE TWO PRESIDENTS: VENN DIAGRAM

In this Venn Diagram worksheet, students are asked to compare the attributes of two U.S. presidents of their choice. The diagram is marked clearly with "different", "same" and "different".

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#### Compare the Arctic with Antarctica Venn Diagram

In this Venn diagram worksheet, students compare and contrast the Arctic with Antarctica. They place the things that are different about the two geographic regions in the outer areas of the circles and the things that are similar in the...

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#### Charlotte's Web Venn Diagram: Farms vs. Cities

In this language arts worksheet, students respond to the book Charlotte's Web by using a Venn diagram to compare farms and cities.

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#### Story Map

In this story map worksheet, students read a story and find the different story elements. They fill in the setting, characters, conflict, and climax.

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#### End of the Year Photo Writing Project

Close out the school year with a look back at a specific event. You provide individuals with photos of themselves, and each pupil fills out the graphic organizer here to prepare for writing a paragraph about the memory depicted in the...

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#### What's a Venn Diagram, and How Do You Find the Intersection and Union of a Set?

A straightforward illustration of a Venn diagram. Intersection is what they sets have in common, and the union is all the elements of the sets. The diagram certainly helps you see what this means.

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#### Blank Venn Diagram

In this language arts worksheet, students use this blank Venn diagram to compare and contrast any 2 topics. There are no directions for use.

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#### Compare a New Person In Your Class to You (Venn Diagram)

In this getting to know classmates worksheet, students complete a Venn diagram in which likes, dislikes, favorite things and activities are compared and contrasted.

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#### Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Venn Diagram

In this book and movie learning exercise, students use the labeled Venn diagram to compare and contrast the book and the movie called Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.

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#### Using Details from the Text

Explore non-fiction comprehension strategies with your class. They will visualize daily activities and label a 4 circle Venn diagram with related phrases. They must identify the overlapping sections as "main ideas," then complete a...

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#### "The Most Dangerous Game" Study Guide Packet

The comprehensive study guide packet for Richard Connell’s "The Most Dangerous Game" challenges young readers to reflect on hunting as a sport and what it means to be civilized. Using various graphic organizers, including a Cornell Notes...

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#### CAHSEE Practice: Problems 10-12

Guiding your future test-takers through a practice CAHSEE, this video presents the methods and thought process behind problems 10-12. It features problems involving multiplying fractions, scientific notation, and reading Venn Diagrams.

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#### Venn Diagrams

The Venn diagram is an important graphic organizer, and learners should be familiar with it. Here, pupils compare things that are made of plastic and metal, and they identify the things that have both substances in them. There are two...

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#### How Do You Find a Union and Intersection from a Venn Diagram?

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#### Venn Diagram

In this Venn Diagram worksheet, students read a description of a venn diagram and why they are used. Students choose two things to compare and fill in a venn diagram about their similarities and differences.

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#### Comparing Climates - Three Ring Venn Diagram

In this Venn diagram worksheet, students read about the use of the graphic organizer to make comparisons. They compare three different climate types in the three rings of the diagram.

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#### Compare and Contrast Two Settings in One Text

Look for the signal words! Scholars get both instruction and practice comparing and contrasting. Although it is completely scripted, it can also serve as a detailed outline. Demonstrate this as you read a passage (included) and search...

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#### Phineas Gage: “This I Believe” Venn Diagrams After Reading Strategy

Difficulties with brain injuries still continue today. After reading Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science, class members read a series of modern personal essays about brain injuries and choose an essay to compare...

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#### Countables and Uncountables Exercise 1

Young writers determine whether the 19 nouns in the box are accountable or uncountable. They place each noun in the Venn Diagram and then fill in each blank in 9 sentences with the words a, an, any and/or some. A good learning exercise!

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#### Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression: Letter Analysis

Young analysts examine two letters, one written by President Hoover and one written by FDR. Each letter contains that president's response to the role of the Federal Government during times of crisis (The Great Depression). They analyze...

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#### Listening Comprehension: Retell Main Events of a Story

Story retell is a very important skill. Little learners use a story map and a previously heard story to walk through the retell and story sequencing process. They complete this activity as a whole class and then on their own.

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#### Story Map

What are the elements of a story? Have your learners put the story's title in the center circle and complete the remaining circles with the other elements.

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#### Graphic Organizer: Reference Citations

Pupils practice researching sources and logging citation information with this graphic organizer. After posing a general topic, groups of students are asked to devise general questions about that topic, and to research sources that they...

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#### Venn Diagram Template

Prevent your students from making a disaster out of their writing journals while attempting to draw their own graphic organizer. Instead, use this perfectly proportioned template of a Venn diagram.

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#### Compare and Contrast Chart with Bubble Map

Take your traditional Venn diagrams and mind maps to the next level with this unique bubble map! The graphic organizer allows students to compare and contrast several aspects of two concepts, encouraging a more in-depth analysis overall.

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#### Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer

Support your learners during the speech-writing process with a five-page graphic organizer. Pupils have plenty of space to write in their evidence and arguments on this resource. The organizer provides some prompts for each section to...

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#### Persuasive Essay: Graphic Organizer

Prewriting is an important step in the writing process! After kids brainstorm different topics for a persuasive essay, provide them with this graphic organizer to help them collect their thoughts. They briefly summarize their topic,...

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#### What's a Venn Diagram, and How Do You Find the Intersection and Union of a Set?

A straightforward illustration of a Venn diagram. Intersection is what the sets have in common, and the union is all the elements of the sets. The diagram certainly helps you see what this means.

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#### Two Triple Venn Diagrams

In this graphic organizer worksheet, students use two triple Venn diagrams for any compare and contrast purpose. The diagrams are in their own boxes, both on the same page.

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#### Venn Diagram

In this compare and contrast activity, students choose 2 things to compare and write their answers on a blank Venn diagram. This blank diagram could have many uses across the curriculum.

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#### Compare-Contrast Matrix Maker

Check out this amazing, customizable graphic organizer. You can create as many grids as you'd like with two to five columns and three to seven columns. The title is editable as are the labels for the columns and the rows. The process is...

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#### Venn Diagrams: T-Shirt Mystery

Sorting your t-shirts is easy with Venn diagrams. Individuals use a drag and drop interactive to classify shapes on t-shirts into Venn diagrams. A set of challenge questions tests whether the classification is correct.

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#### Venn Diagram

Compare and contrast just about anything with this handy graphic organizer. While it is the classic Venn diagram, there's something a little special about this particular resource: it's editable. That means you or your pupils can type in...

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#### Comparing Dr. Seuss Books- Venn Diagram

In this Dr. Seuss Venn diagram worksheet, students compare two Dr. Seuss books. They write the things that are different about the two books in the outer area of the circles, and the things that are the same in the overlapping portion of...

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#### Venn Diagram Dolphins And Whales

In this compare and contrast worksheet, students use a Venn diagram to show similarities and differences in dolphins and whales. There is space for students to write a conclusion.

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#### Venn Diagram and Summary Paragraph

In this summarizing information worksheet, students use the Venn diagram to compare and contrast two ideas in social studies. Students then write a summary of any social studies text.

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#### Compare Characters in Bud, Not Buddy

After your class finishes reading Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, they use the Venn diagram here to compare two characters from the novel, in this case Bud and his grandfather Herman E. Calloway. Examples of qualities on which...

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#### Comparing/Contrasting

Do your students love movies? Use Star Wars and Indiana Jones to introduce the use of Venn diagrams for comparing and contrasting. A list of words to indicate comparison or contrast are also included to help with the writing process.

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#### Character Web Graphic Organizer

In this character web graphic organizer worksheet, students analyze a character from a fictional work as they respond to 5 short answer questions.

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#### Summarizing Graphic Organizer

In this summarizing graphic organizer instructional activity, students identify the most important parts of a story as they respond to the 5 short answer questions on the instructional activity.

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#### Breakfast Venn Diagram

What are your youngsters' favorite breakfast? They examine a Venn diagram with pictures of three breakfast preferences: grits, cereal, or eggs. Then, have them place their initials in a space to indicate favorite choices. This is an...

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#### Story Map

Outline the plot of any story with a versatile graphic organizer. Class members record the title and author or the text and then work on filling in boxes for characters, setting, conflict, important, events, resolution, and themes.

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#### Pivotal Events

This is a simple graphic organizer that allows your class members to chronicle the progress and significance of a series of pivotal events.

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#### Persuasive Writing Graphic Organizer

Take your pick of 16 graphic organizers, all designed for persuasive writing. Some provide space to prepare an entire essay or speech, while others provide space for brainstorming and organizing ideas before settling on concrete ideas...

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#### Women's Suffrage: Graphic Organizer

What were the long and short-term causes and effects of the United States' women's suffrage movement? Have learners fill in each of the four provided boxes on this graphic organizer to guide their focus when learning about suffrage.

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#### Reading a Persuasive Essay Graphic Organizer

Basic, yet effective! Use this persuasive essay graphic organizer in one of two ways: either use it during pre-writing stages, or distribute it during peer-editing. There are blanks provided to record the thesis statement, four...

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#### Order of Operations Foldable and Graphic Organizer

A 2-for-1 printable that includes a graphic organizer and foldable activity practicing the order of operations. Print out the hopscotch organizer that stacks multiplication with division and addition with subtraction so learners remember...

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#### Inn of Lost Time Graphic Organizer

The short story "The Inn of Lost Time" includes stories within a story, a concept clearly illustrated on this graphic organizer. The frame story quite literally surrounds the other stories on the page. Pupils fill in information from the...

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#### Graphic Organizer: The Declaration of Independence

Help your young historians to analyze and break down the Declaration of Independence with this detailed graphic organizer. After reading the primary source, learners review the document's purpose, ideas about individual rights, major...

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#### Analyzing the News

With so many ways to follow the news today, it is imperative to think critically about the sources of information we are turning to. Here is a fantastic graphic organizer that will help your learners develop the skills to properly...

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#### Expository Text Structure

What an awesome resource to have on hand. With very useful graphic organizers, youngsters can display their comprehension of text. Designed specifically for expository text, these worksheets can also be used for any type of text and...

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#### Event Graphic Organizer

In this event graphic organizer worksheet, students identify an event, record details, list prior knowledge, make inferences, and make a conclusion.

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#### Things That are Pushed or Pulled Venn Diagram

In this science worksheet, 2nd graders fill in a Venn Diagram with items that are pushed and those that are pulled. They place the items that can be both pushed and pulled in the overlapping space.

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#### Sunshine Math - 4

Fourth graders solve seven problems. They work with angles, a Venn diagram, number pair clues, sums and difference, and money.

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#### Shizuko’s Daughter: Graphic Organizer

Help young readers align character relationships in an activity for Kyoko Mori's Shizuko's Daughter. After kids discuss the characters and how they relate to each other, they use index cards and a graphic organizer to outline the ways...

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#### Brainstorming Graphic Organizers

Made up of six graphic organizers, this packet covers fable, fairy tale, folk take, legend, myth, and tall tale. Each page is intended to help an individual prepare for composing one of these genres.

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#### Making and Using a Graphic Organizer for Solving a Mystery

Students create tables in a word processing program which helps them organize their text clues when reading a mystery story. They develop reading comprehension strategies while using a computer based graphic organizer in order to solve...

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#### Using a Graphic Organizer

“Is Pluto a Planet?” Pairs of researchers use graphic organizers to record data found during their investigation into this ongoing controversy. Finally, class member use the collected information to write a paragraph in support of their...

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#### Story Map

Fill in the graphic organizer including the setting, characters, conflict, and climax of a story. There are 8 blanks intended to assist students in seeing the relationship between the story elements.

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#### Comparing Women's History: Venn Diagram

Learners compare and contrast women's rights before and after 1909. They use the provided Venn Diagram to compare similarities and differences they've noted from class lectures or readings. This worksheet can be emailed, printed, or used...

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#### Comparing Characters

Readers use the provided illustrated Venn diagram to compare and contrast the traits of two characters. A great way to encourage critical thinking skills.

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#### The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Picture Book Strategy

Picture books aren't just for primary learners. Your scholars compare and contrast literary themes between the novel, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, and the children's book, The Dream Tree by Winfried Wolf through...

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#### Compare and Contrast

How was your summer vacation? Encourage class members to meet their new friends with a back-to-school activity that compares summer vacations using a Venn diagram.

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#### O Pioneers!: Cause and Event Chain

Examine one of the main events in Willa Cather's O Pioneers! with a graphic organizer that focuses on cause and effect. Pupils go back into the text to track moments leading up to the event in question and discuss their findings with a...

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#### Story Map

In this story map worksheet, students write about a story's setting, characters, problem, and solution. The worksheet is organized as a graphic organizer.

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#### Story Map

In this story map worksheet, students fill out a graphic organizer about a story. Students write about the story's characters, setting, problem, solution, and theme.

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#### French Revolution: Graphic Organizer

Help your class understand the French Revolution in terms of cause and effect. They fill out this graphic organizer with the long and short-term causes and effects of the French Revolution. This could be a very handy study tool.

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#### Comparing Authors (Venn Diagram)

Need a template for a Venn diagram? This one is designed to show the similarities and differences between two authors. Although no explanations are included, the graphic is self-evident.

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#### Venn Diagram: George Washington & Abraham Lincoln

In this Venn diagram worksheet, students compare and contrast George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. A description of how to complete the Venn diagram is included.

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#### Story Map

In this story map worksheet, students organize the main parts of a story in a graphic organizer. Students identify the main characters, setting, problem/conflict, major events, climax, resolution, and theme.

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#### It's Happening Where: Graphic Organizer #1 for Newspaper Articles

Planning a newspaper or journalism unit? Use these graphic organizer to help your young reporters organizer their articles. The first page instructs users to plan out the structure of their article, while the second page prompts them to...

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#### Things Fall Apart: Graphic Organizer

Can two cultures live together successfully? After reading Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, have your class complete the graphic organizer included. They compare different cultures and brainstorm how different pairs could live...

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#### Character Development Story Map

In this character development story map worksheet, students complete a flow chart about a character in a book. Students fill in the name of the character and write how the character feels and acts before and after a character change in...

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#### Story Plan Graphic Organizer

In this story planner graphic organizer worksheet, students fill in the genre, characters, setting, plot, complication and resolution before they use the information to write a story. They also list useful words that will be used.

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#### Number the Stars: KWHL Graphic Organizer

Class members use a KWHL graphic organizer to record what they know, want to know, and what they need to learn as they read Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal winning novel about a Danish Jewish family.

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#### Tom Robinson and Emmett Till

Not only is Emmett Till's name misspelled on the worksheet, but the graphic organizer is just too small to be practical! Correct the spelling error and enlarge the circles so your class can record valuable information. A lot of...

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#### Practicing Critical Reading Skills

In this reading skills worksheet, students read about skills to use while reading and then fill out a Venn Diagram. Students choose which items to go into their Venn Diagram.

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#### Comparing Two Improvisations

Jazz improvisation can be difficult to listen to for some music enthusiasts, however there are patterns and characteristics that can be analyzed. They use this Venn diagram to aid them in comparing two improvisational pieces, where they...

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#### The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Graphic Organizer

After completing the first five chapters of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle By Avi, use direct quotes to make inferences about how Charlotte feels about certain characters. Later, when the novel has concluded, revisit the text to...

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#### Inference and Conclusions

Practice making inferences with a couple of graphic organizers. After reading some information about coming to conclusions through an examination of evidence, learners can fill out one or both of the organizers. They are not specific to...

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#### Summarizing with Somebody Wanted But So

Teach your young readers how to summarize a text using a strategy called Somebody Wanted But So. Kids identify the character (Somebody), the motivation (Wanted), the conflict (But), and the resolution (So). The resource comes with...

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#### Major Greek Gods and Goddesses

From Poseidon (Neptune) to Aries (Mars) and Apollo, learners are given a great overview of the major Greek gods and goddesses with this resource, which includes a graphic organizer and reading excerpts on each of the gods.

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#### World History Medieval and Early Modern Times

A slew of graphic organizers, worksheets, and student activities are packaged here for your world history pupils. From comparing and contrasting the Qur'an and Sunnah, studying cultural diffusion across eastern nations, or examining the...

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#### Compare and Contrast Dr. Seuss

Celebrate Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss' birthday with this compare and contrast graphic organizer in which three stories are examined for their setting, characters, problems, events, and solution.

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#### Was It Better to Be an Athenian or a Spartan?

Athens and Sparta were two great civilizations that arose out of ancient Greece. Using role plays, readings with discussion questions and graphic organizers, and a structured debate, learners consider whether it would have been better to...

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#### Place the Numbers on the Venn Diagram

In this middle school mathematics activity, students use a Venn diagram to sort a group of numbers into multiples of 2 or 3, or both. The one page activity contains one problem with answer.

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#### Venn Diagram-Compare 2 Insects

In this Venn diagram worksheet, students compare and contrast 2 insects of their choice. This can be used as a discussion topic about insects.

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#### Story Maps

First graders, after listening to the story, "Frog and Toad are Friends," fill in a story outline identifying four of the five main parts of the story. They then create a story map utilizing the five main parts of a story remembering to...

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#### Note Taker - Graphic Organizer

In this graphic organizer worksheet, student take notes using a graphic organizer that identifies the topic and source in the middle of the page. They fill in boxes with information about events, people, key terms, and facts. They write...

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#### Venn Diagram Template

Looking to compare and contrast three things? Look no further! Use this Venn diagram template by simply printing and copying as many as you need.

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#### Strategy 3: Using Graphic Organizers Implementation Guide

Whether or not you are new to using graphic organizers with informational or expository text, the materials in this guide will prove useful.

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#### Comparing and Contrasting Hinduism and Buddhism

Engage historians in world religions through personal stories. This activity has groups analyzing two personal accounts to determine who practices Hinduism and who Buddhism. Four roles are indicated: reader, writer, presenter, and...

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#### Glyph Notes

In this mathematics worksheet, students display and organize data about themselves in the form of glyphs. They compare data seen on their frame to that seen on a bar graph. Students also create a Venn diagram that explores different...

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#### Egypt Vocabulary

In this Egypt worksheet, students fill in the blanks to definitions, a time line, and a Venn Diagram with Egypt vocabulary. Students complete 3 activities.

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#### Graphic Organizer Collection: Character

In this collection of graphic organizers for a literature unit, students will complete 22 different graphic organizers on the topic of character development. For example, this collection includes character analysis and various attribute...

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#### Point of View Graphic Organizer

In this point of view graphic organizer worksheet, students explore the point of view as they write paragraphs in both first person and third person. Students note differences in the 2 perspectives.

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#### "My Shadow" by Robert Louis Stevenson

In this poems worksheet, students read many poems and fill out story maps on them. Students read 17 pages of poems and fill out story maps.

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#### Compare and Contrast: Amazing States

After reading a selection titled, "Amazing State," young readers practice comparing and contrasting Hawaii and Rhode Island. They circle the parts of the selection that tell how the states are alike and underlining the parts that are...

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#### The Color of My Words

Explore the story The Color of My Words by Lynn Joseph using this resource. Learners answer comprehension questions, fill in graphic organizers, and write a poem.

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#### Venn Diagram

In this graphic organizer worksheet, students will write details about how two subjects are different in the outer circles. Then students will list details that are the same where the circles overlap.

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#### Venn Diagram

In this science study of habitats worksheet, students create a venn diagram to compare the pond habitat with another habitat of their choice.

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#### Comparing Modern American and Ancient Egyptians (Venn Diagram)

In this comparison worksheet, students explore the cultures of both the modern Americans and the ancient Egyptians. Students compare and contrast these two sets of cultures using a Venn diagram. Students list characteristics in the Venn...

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#### Venn Diagram

In this science related worksheet, students research animals that are nocturnal (night animals) and diurnal (day animals) and place them in a Venn diagram. Students write characteristics about these animals that are alike, different and...

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#### Comparing Animals and Plants Venn Diagram

In this comparing 2 items worksheet, students construct a Venn diagram involving the comparison of animals and plants and what they have in common.

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#### Venn Diagram: Beatrix Potter Books

In this using a Venn Diagram worksheet, students read two Beatrix Potter books and summarize their differences and similarities on the Venn Diagram. Students answer 3 questions.

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#### Feathers

Second graders complete a variety of activities corresponding to the book "Feathers" by Heather Forest. They answer story comprehension questions, and discuss how facial expressions can indicate different emotions. Students then complete...

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#### Sequence-Cycle Graphic Organizer

Here is a worksheet that allows learners to put events in order in a never-ending, repeating cycle. Water cycle, animal life cycles or plant life cycles are just a few ideas that would map out perfectly in this sheet.

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#### Informational Text Graphic Organizers

Examine informational text with a three-page worksheet that focuses on taking notes, identifying the main idea, and locating supporting details in order to form a summary paragraph.

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#### Venn Diagram with Critical Attributes

For this Venn diagram graphic organizer worksheet, students compare and contrast an item using the overlapping diagram. Students also list critical attributes in the space provided.

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#### Venn Diagrams: Write the Expression

In this Venn diagrams worksheet, students write the expression that best suits the Venn diagrams. Students complete 4 problems total.

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#### Using Word Processing to Create Graphic Organizers

Students create a graphic organizer and instructional rubric using word processing software. They conduct Internet research at the History Alive website, and publish an essay.

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#### 2008 NYS MAth 7 Test Question: Venn Diagrams

In this Venn diagrams worksheet, learners solve 3 short answer problems. Students create a Venn diagram illustrating the number of people belonging to a certain group such as learners who play football. Students determine which part of...

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#### Answer the Questions Based on the Venn Diagram: Deductive Reasoning

In this deductive reasoning instructional activity, students answer 5 questions about a Venn diagram. Students use deductive reasoning to answer each question.

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#### I Can Infer the Main Idea When I Read

While reading any text, ask your pupils to keep this graphic organizer on hand. They can note down the main idea and three supporting details during or after reading. The instructions allow for individuals to use words or images to...

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#### Summarize This!

Students explore how to summarize a reading passage. They read non-fiction books. Students use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the two animals they read about. They write a summary using the information in their Venn Diagram.

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#### The Algebra Test Problem

In this algebra test worksheet, students construct and interpret a Venn Diagram. They determine the type of algebra problems designated in the Venn Diagram. This one-page worksheet contains 1 problem. The answer is provided at the...

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#### Map Making

Students examine a variety of strategies to identify the structure of a story. They listen to the book Where the Wild Things Are and, as a class, complete a story element chart. Students independently read a passage from Charlotte's...

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#### SAT Prep: Test 8 Section 5 Part 2

Sal again makes the SAT look effortless, and yet students will follow his mathematical processes with ease. Problems range in difficulty, from basic algebra equations to more complicated geometric figures.

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#### Venn Diagram

In this Venn diagram worksheet, learners use a blank graphic organizer to list the differing characteristics of two issues in the outer circles. Students list the shared characteristics in the middle area.

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#### Compare/Contrast

An onion, a rose, an artichoke. What do they all have in common? Three yellow roses. How are they different? Comparing and contrasting just got a whole lot easier. Here are six graphic organizers, appropriate for both fiction and...

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#### Story Map

In this Language Arts worksheet, students complete a story map. Students include a description of the beginning, middle, and end of a story.

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#### Compare/Contrast Worksheet

Walk your class through the process of writing compare and contrast essays with this easy-to-use graphic organizer. After first using the included Venn diagram to record the similarities and differences between two subjects, students...

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#### Before, During, and After Reading Activities

Address a multitude of skills with a series of nonfiction reading graphic organizers. From making predictions and accessing prior knowledge to think-pair-share and retelling information, the activities are a solid addition to any...

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#### The Triskaidecaphobia Conference

Triskaidecaphobia is an extreme superstition to the number 13—and ironically the answer to the word problem is 13! Presented with a series of descriptive data, individuals analyze the data to determine the population size. They must...

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#### Compare/Contrast: A Bit About Bites

In this compare and contrast worksheet, students first read an informational text that compares and contrasts the first aid for venomous and non-venomous snake bites. Students use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast. Students plan...

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#### The Five W's and How

Here is a great graphic organizer for ensuring that young researchers and writers cover all their bases when brainstorming a topic by considering the five W's (who, what, where, when, and why) and how.

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#### Modern China

This presentation is twofold, it outlines the structure of an argumentative paper using graphic organizers and provides background information on the main subject, modern China. You will find images and outlined information to guide your...

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#### Common Multiples

In this common multiples worksheet, 7th graders solve and complete 7 different problems that include using a Venn diagram to complete their problems. First, they place each of the numbers listed in the proper place in the Venn diagram...

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#### Language and Composition Poetry Analysis Graphic Organizer

Read a poem, any poem, and use this graphic organizer for analysis. The resource consists of a questions about the poem's literal meaning, a grid for noting down and analyzing poetic devices, specific questions about tone and theme, and...

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#### Story Map

In this graphic organizer worksheet, students read a story and then answer questions. They list the main characters, describe the setting, main events, problem and the solution in the story. This graphic organizer is one page in length.

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#### Old and New Compound Nouns

In this compound nouns worksheet, students cut out cards with compound nouns on them and put them into a Venn diagram. Students have 36 cards to put into the Venn diagram.

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#### Integrated Algebra

In this integrated algebra worksheet, students solve problems covering topics studied during the year. Problems include topics such as slope-intercept, Venn Diagrams, finding the solution to multi-step algebra problems, writing...

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#### Korean Belief Systems

Students investigate the important belief systems in Korean culture and display them in a Venn diagram.

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#### Comparing Two Turtles

Learners compare and contrast the various observable features of two different turtles. in groups, they complete a visual analysis of the sea turtle and tortoise. Using their observations, they complete Venn Diagram of the observable...

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#### Let's Sum It Up

Students read the book, 'Shiloh, and, as a group, complete a story map of the first chapter. They re-read the second chapter and individually make up a story map for it. In small groups, they complete story maps of the remaining chapters.

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#### Summarizing Graphic Organizer

In this summarizing graphic organizer worksheet, students use the graphic organizer to review main concepts and details of various pieces of literature.

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#### Where is Flat Stanley?

Students create a story map of the basic elements and significant events of the book Flat Stanley. Students brainstorm places they would like to visit if they had been flattened and then, write about an imagined experience. Students...

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#### Web Graphic Organizer for Charlotte's Web

In this literature instructional activity, learners use the web shaped graphic organizer to record details about the book Charlotte's Web.

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#### Pre-Writing Graphic Organizer

In this graphic organizer activity, students complete a pre-writing activity that helps them organize their writing. Students fill in the character, setting, problem, and solution for a story. Students also write about the beginning,...

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#### Sort it Out-Natural, Capital, and Human Resources

Your class can view a slide show including photographs of various human, natural, and capital resources found in the United States. They work in groups to sort pictures into 3 categories, and then complete a related Venn diagram.

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#### Four Always, Sometimes, or Never Venn Diagram Problems

In this Venn Diagram instructional activity, students fill in the blanks with always, sometimes, or never by reading the Venn diagrams. The variables used in the Venn Diagrams are clearly defined.

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#### Story Map

In this reading worksheet, students recall important story elements by filling out a simple story map. Included are setting, author, characters, beginning, middle and end.

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#### Planning a Story: Bug Graphic Organizer

In this story planning learning exercise, students fill in a graphic organizer in the shape of a bug. Students read the short prompts on the legs and arms of the bug and fill in details about what their story elements will be.

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#### Communist Revolution in China: Graphic Organizer

What were the long and short-term causes and effects of the Chinese Communist Revolution? If your class is ready to find out, they can use this handy graphic organizer to collect their thoughts or notes. There are four boxes with plenty...

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#### Louisiana Voices Venn Diagrams

In this graphic organizer worksheet, students follow the step-by-step directions in order to use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast two topics.

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#### Sets

In this math learning exercise, students are given numbers for two sets. They tell the union or intersection of the sets. Students describe the elements in a Venn diagram. Students shade the portion that represent the intersection or...

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#### Main Idea Wheel

In this main idea worksheet, students create a graphic organizer. Students write the main idea in the center of the "wheel" and include 4 supporting details on the outer portion of the "wheel."

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#### Describing the Characteristics of Asexual and Sexual Reproduction.

Young scholars compare and contrast asexual and sexual reproduction. They complete a Venn Diagram after researching websites and their textbook to show how asexual and sexual reproduction compare. They incorporate Microsoft Word...

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#### Pairing Picture Books with Edith Hamilton's Mythology

As a before reading strategy, class members select a tale from mythology, examine several picture book versions of the myth, and fill out part of a Venn diagram with observations about the hero in particular and the myth in general.They...

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#### Mapa de la historia

Is your advanced Spanish class reading Spanish literature? Give them this graphic organizer to help them sift through the story. Where does it take place? When? What happens in the story?

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#### Whose Buffalo? Graphic Organizer

After reading a Whose Buffalo? fact sheet, learners will contrast the nature of hunting buffalo from the perspective of the Native American and the commercial hunter. This graphic organizer is intended to be used as a part of a unit on...

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#### Story Pyramid

In this pyramid graphic organizer worksheet,students use the story organizer to sequence the events in a story. Students describe the five parts of the story.

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#### Continuity and Change-Over-Time Graphic Organizer

A good graphic organizer asks learners to reformat text in a way that reveals connections. To reveal changes and continuities that occur in a specific region of a country, readers are asked to identify a development that occurred, the...

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#### Teens in the Workforce: Venn Diagram

Kids compare the reasons and benefits of teens entering the workforce, then and now. They compare the benefits of working teens in the 1840's to those of working teens in the year 2005. Note: The years can be changed to update this...

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#### Literature Study Guide: Siddhartha

Though this book report form is labeled Siddhartha, the multiple-page format would work for any novel you are reading in class. Complete with a reading schedule, a summary page, a list of generic literature response questions, and a list...

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#### Folk Tales and Fables

Pages and pages of engaging activities, worksheets, and writing projects on teaching folktales and fables await you! You don't want to miss this incredible resource that not only includes a wide range of topics and graphic organizers,...

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#### Short Story Planning Guide

A short story is only as strong as its characters, development, and conflicts. Encourage the young authors in your class to plan their stories based on the elements of narrative writing, all provided in brainstorming graphic organizers.

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#### Order of Operations Task Cards (2)

Young mathematicians use their PEMDAS knowledge to solve 20 different task cards. They evaluate expressions to find the answer of multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, and exponential problems. Then, they record their answers...

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#### Questions: Graphic Organizer

What questions should your pupils ask when examining a topic? Cover who, what, where, when, why, and how with a graphic organizer. Kids will like that the graphic organizer is in the shape of a giant question mark!

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#### A Big Production! Writing Theme Graphic Organizer

In this writing worksheet, students decide on a theme that they would like to write about and use the graphic organizer to start planning. They decide on the theme, a title, the setting, the story sequence, the characters, and keep track...

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#### Ice-Cream Cone (Graphic Organizer)

In this language arts worksheet, students learn to organize a main topic and the supporting details by completing the graphic organizer. The main topic goes on the cone and the details in order go on each ice cream scoop.

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#### Plant and Animal Cells KWL Graphic Organizer

In this science graphic organizer worksheet, students complete a KWL chart for a study of plant and animal cells. They record what they know, what they want to know, and what they learned.

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#### Narrative Writing: Narrative Writing Graphic Organizer

In this narrative writing worksheet, 5th graders use the graphic organizer to help them organize a piece of narrative writing. Students write about the beginning, the conflict, the action, the resolution, and the conclusion.

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#### Protestant Reformation Graphic Organizer

In this leaders of the Protestant Reformation worksheet, students add details to the graphic organizer regarding Luther, Calvin, and Henry VIII.