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Benefits of Graphic Organizers
Activate comprehension strategies and metacognitive skills.
Assist students in understanding how concepts and experiences interface.
Are great assistance to students with learning disabilities.
Provide students with an opportunity to construct their understanding of a subject in ways that are less linear and therefore better suited for representing complex relationships.
Can activate prior knowledge, encourage brainstorming, record events in detail, or serve as a review of a topic.
Different Names for a Graphic Organizer
Categorized Into Four Different Groups
2 Common Errors When Using Graphic Organizers
Spending unnecessary time teaching students how to use them when they already know how
Not using them correctly when they are complete
Graphic organizers facilitate comprehension– the ability to derive meaning from text.