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The majority of Graphic Organizers in this section are single files but some also include a page for instructions as well as examples.
|Venn Diagram||A Venn Diagram contains two circles that overlap. Each circle should represent two things or ideas. Details are written in the parts that overlap while details unique to each thing or idea is listed on the outside.|
|Know Want Learn (KWL)||A KWL chart is used to track what a person already knows, wants to learn, and what they did learn. This is typically used before an after researching a topic. It is great for planning research and reflection afterwards.|
|Main Idea Chart||The purpose of this type of Graphic Organizer is to help students find the main idea of a paragraph or section of content. They can then also use this organizer to then help them further analyze the section or paragraph for additional information that will help them support the main idea.|
|Fact and Opinion||The Fact and Opinion chart can be used in a variety of situation. For example, student can be given a serious of statements and write details they know are fact in the facts column, and details that are opinion in the opinion column.|
|Story Map||This is a simple story map that simmply contains three boxes for writing details about the beggining, middle, and end of a story. It can be used to plan a story or report on one already read.|
|Five W Questions||This chart is used to answer teh quesetions: What, Who, When, Why, and Where.|
|Five W's Chart||This chart is the same as the Five W Questions chart except it does not contain the full quetsions like "What is it?" but instead simply uses the words: Who, What, where, When, Why.|