Graphic Organizers

Graphic organizers can be used in all phases of learning from brainstorming ideas to presenting findings.For example, some teachers like to create a class concept map as a large group to develop a topic for writing. These tools are particularly useful in activities that require critical thinking skills.
The link below provides teachers with a wonderful resource of graphic organizers for reading and writing.
Great Graphic Organizers

THINKING IS WHERE IT’S AT

Most educators intuitively understand the critical relationship between thinking and writing: writing allows us to express what we think, but the very act of writing spurs a process of exploration that changes our thinking and helps us learn…Vicki Urquhart

Bloom's Taxonomy

Key Word Handout

Levels of Thinking