Organizing thinking: graphic organizers
Critical Thinking Press & Software, Jun 1, 1990 - Education - 341 pages
Improves content learning as it develops effective learning strategies; integrates practical, foundational thinking skills into content instruction using mental maps ... help students simplify, understand, remember complex or abstract tasks and relationships, develop deeper learning connections, understand and manage their own thinking and learning; a wide variety of complete, easy-to-use graphic organizer activities help students apply thinking skills to lessons in language arts, writing, social studies, math, science, music, art, and personal problem solving. Through these lessons, students learn to analyze and use content information more effectively. They also learn to create their own organizers for use with any subject ... the book includes lesson plans and reproducible organizer activities ... activities include source materials and easy-to-use organizers with nonreproducible blue answers (so teachers and students can use the same organizers).
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INTRODUCTION COMPONENTS OF ORGANIZING THINKING
BLACKLINE MASTER GRAPHS
LANGUAGE ARTS LESSONS
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Abraham Lincoln amphibians animals Ask students branching diagram buffalo calories central idea graph characteristics Charlotte's Web class relationships diagram classification CONTENT OBJECTIVE classify compare and contrast concept contrast diagram contrast graph cycle cycle graph depict Design another diagram diagram help diagram to record DIALOGUE—Encourage students DIRECTIONS effect Encourage students essay examples flowchart fractions Frederick Douglass graph help graph to record graph would help graphic organizer grid graph help you understand illustrate important interval graph LANGUAGE ARTS LESSONS LAURA INGALLS WILDER leader learning least common multiple Lincoln and Frederick main idea metacognitive needs nouns passage carefully petrochemical picture Plains Indian families prime numbers pronouns quadrilaterals Read the passage shape significant SIMILAR LANGUAGE ARTS SIMILAR MATHEMATICS similarities and differences speech steps story students to identify Suggest another lesson supporting details TECHNIQUE—Use a transparency THINKING ABOUT THINKING THINKING SKILL transitive order graph types WRITING EXTENSION