Module 4 -Graphic Organizers


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Module 4 -Graphic Organizers

  1. 1. Module 4 Learning to Create a Graphic Organizer Presented by: Leslie Jones School LearningFun
  2. 2. Module 4 • Questions about information covered up to this point • About this Module •What is a Graphic Organizer? •Why use a Graphic Organizers with your students? •Example of a Graphic Organizer •Your Turn: Creating a Graphic Organizer
  3. 3. What is a Graphic Organizer and Why Use a Graphic Organizers with your Students? A graphic organizer is a map that shows relationships or connections between thoughts, events or ideas. Why Use a Graphic Organizer: • Help students to make connections • Help students organize ideas • Grab Students Attention for new topic • Activate Prior Knowledge before Reading • Increase connections for reading comprehension
  4. 4. Let’s Watch a Short Video on Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension
  5. 5. Examples of a Graphic Organizers
  6. 6. Review of Unit Essential Questions • How can teachers use technology to help students with reading skills? • How can teachers help students learn to use technology safely? • How can teachers use technology to help students be active and engaged learners?
  7. 7. Standards • ISTE Nets for Teachers • 1d Model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with students, colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual environments • 3c Communicate relevant information and ideas effectively to students, parents, and peers using a variety of digital age media and formats • 5a Participate in local and global learning communities to explore creative applications of technology to improve student learning • Common Core Standards • RL 1.2 Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson. • RL 2.2 Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson or moral.
  8. 8. Goals for this Module • Learn how to identify which graphic organizer will work best for the lesson • Learn how to create graphic organizers using internet tools • Learn how to create and use graphic organizers during your class lessons
  9. 9. How to Create a Graphic Organizer Online • Decide what you want your graphic organizer to look like • Choose an online site to create your organizer (sites are bookmarked on your computer, they are also listed on the resource page) • Follow the steps online it will walk you through the process • Don’t forget the Edit tools will help you to change shapes or directions for your organizer • Now practice filling it in while online, then you can download it so that everyone can have a copy in your class
  10. 10. Your Turn: Creating a Graphic Organizer • Pick a Topic (suggestion look at your new Reading Series and find a topic that will enhance that lesson/theme • Decide what type of graphic organizer/graphic organization will work best for your lesson • Two Ways to Create a Graphic Organizer • Internet Sites that will help you with your design • Google Draw (you will need to create a Google account for this if you don’t already have one) • We are going to make two organizers today using both ways • Create your graphic organizer and save it • Now try another graphic organizer site creating a different graphic organizer. • Please email me the link(s) to your graphic organizers. Graphic Organizer Sites are Bookmarked on the computer you are currently working on during this class. The are also listed on the resource page.
  11. 11. Resources to Help with Creating your Graphic Organizers Holt Creately Text to Mind Map Easelly Google Draw
  12. 12. How Did We Do? • Would anyone like to share their Graphic Organizer? • Ticket Out the Door- • Link was sent to your email to fill out the following questions •Please list one thing that was easy about creating a graphic organizer •Please list one thing that was hard about creating a graphic organizer •Please list one or more things that you would like to see me do in this module next time
  13. 13. Resources Geary. (2011, May 22). Reading Comprehension: Graphic Organizers. Retrieved July 7, 2013, from Statement of Use: These materials are included under the fair use exemption and are restricted from further use.