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    Interactive Graphic Organizers

     

    ·         Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Circle Plot Diagram
    The Circle Plot Diagram can be used as a prewriting graphic organizer for students writing original stories with a circular plot structure as well as a post reading organizer used to explore the text structures in a book.

     

    ·        Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Alphabet Organizer
    Students use this online tool to create an alphabet chart or pages for an alphabet book.

     

    ·        Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Essay Map
    The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay.

    ·        Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Compare &Contrast Map
    The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.

    ·        Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    ReadWriteThinkWebbing Tool
    The Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that askstudents to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing.

    ·        Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
    Hero’s Journey
    Students can use this tool to learn about the elements of the hero's journey, analyze a text that follows the hero's journey pattern, or start creating a hero story of their own.

    ·        Grades 3 – 6 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
    Animal Inquiry
    Supporting inquiry-based research projects, the Animal Inquiry interactive invites elementary students to explore animal facts and habitats using writing prompts to guide and record their findings.

    ·        Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Persuasion Map
    The Persuasion Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students tomap out their arguments for a persuasive essay or debate.

    ·        Grades 3 – 8 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    K-W-L Creator
    This tool allows students to create an online K-W-L chart. Saving capability makes it easy for them to start the chart before reading and then return to it to reflect on what they learned.

    ·        Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Story Map
    The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and post reading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting,conflict, and resolution.

    ·        Grades 1 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Plot Diagram
    The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plotstructure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.

    ·        Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Bio Cube
    Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.

    ·        Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Comparison andContrast Guide
    The Comparison and Contrast Guide outlines the characteristics of the genre and provides direct instruction on the methods of organizing, gathering ideas, and writing comparison and contrast essays.

    ·        Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    ReadWriteThinkNotetaker
    Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.

    ·        Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Timeline
    Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.

    ·        Grades K – 5 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry
    Theme Poems
    Formerly known as Shape Poems, this online tool allows elementary students to write poems in various shapes.

    ·        Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Venn Diagram
    This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.

    ·        Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
    Graphic Map
    The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activitiesby charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group ofitems, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.

    ·         Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry
    Diamante Poems
    This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.

    ·        Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry
    Acrostic Poems
    This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems.Elements of the writing process are also included.

    ·        Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
    Literary Elements Map
    Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict,and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text byanother author in this secondary-level interactive.

     

    ·        Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
    Drama Map
    Students analyzing a play can map out the key elements of character, setting,conflict, and resolution for a variety purposes. This interactive is aimed at secondary students.