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Which graphic organizers are available and which thinking skills and language structures do they target?

Overview of common Graphic Organizers

Below is a list of common graphic organizers that have been developed and that are available for you to use.


1) Move your mouse over the graphic organizers listed in the left column to learn about which language skills they can best target. Click on each one of them to learn more about their purpose and language structures that can be combined with their use.

2) Let your mouse roll over the thinking skills listed in the right column to get an idea of which graphic organizers are best associated with them.

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This work was adapted from the Thinking skills aided by graphic organizers chart included in the Nebraska K-12 Foreign Language Frameworks (p.278).

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