Lesson Overview:

Graphic organizers are useful tools for students at any grade level and with multiple abilities. They come in a variety of styles and are often given specific names according to the information they present (e.g. Story Map, Concept Wheel). Graphic organizers are also very versatile and can be used when organizing information within a variety of subjects.

What is a graphic organizer?

A graphic organizer is a way to organize information pictorially. Graphic organizers help students when arranging their ideas visually as they gather data and through the planning process of a task.

Here is an on-going list of graphic organizers to use with your students:

Concept Wheel

Fact and Opinion

5 W’s Chart

KWL Chart

Story Map

Story Web

Venn Diagram