20 ANIMALS IN WINTER / HIBERNATING WINDOWS THEMED GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS FOR READING AND WRITING
Can be used with ANY BOOKS!
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These teacher time-saving activities will provide engaging, meaningful practice to greatly improve your students' reading and writing skills, but are so quick and easy for the teacher to prepare. Each of the included graphic organizers can be used over and over and with ANY book you choose. Students will love the thematic pages and teachers will love the ease in which they can meet individual student needs.
THE BENEFITS OF THIS RESOURCE:
✓ No-Prep Needed - just copy and go
✓ Reusable - you can use the same organizer over and over with different books
✓ Differentiated - modifications are easy
✓ Can Be Used with ANY book - your students can all complete the same activity with books at their own level
✓ Reteaching Opportunities - because each organizer can be used over and over you'll have the opportunity to reteach and reassess as needed
✓ Flexible - use for literature centers, readers workshop, writer's workshop, small group instruction, RtI, morning work, homework and more
WHAT IS A GRAPHIC ORGANIZER?
A graphic organizer is a visual display that organizes ideas and shows the relationships between concepts or information. Graphic organizers guide children's thinking and help them to comprehend what they read. Graphic organizers are also an important tool for guiding student writing.
HOW TO USE GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS:
There are many benefits to using graphic organizers. They are commonly used to:
• brainstorm ideas
• organize thoughts
• structure a writing project
• collect information while researching
• increase reading comprehension
• plan for literature circles and book talks
• examine relationships in literature
• guide student thinking
WHAT SKILLS CAN YOU TEACH WITH GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS:
The skills that can be taught are endless. This specific resource includes 20 graphic organizers (a total of 36 printable pages) that were designed to be use to teach…
✓ predicting (3 differentiated versions)
✓ sequencing (2 differentiated versions)
✓ story mapping
✓ summarizing (2 differentiated versions)
✓ character traits (2 differentiated versions)
✓ schema (2 differentiated versions)
✓ brainstorming / webbing
✓ identifying facts
✓ main idea and supporting details
✓ non-fiction text features (2 differentiated versions)
✓ gathering information
✓ comparing and contrasting
✓ cause and effect
✓ fact and opinion (2 differentiated versions)
✓ note taking (2 differentiated versions)
✓ vocabulary and author word choices
✓ making connection
✓ sorting information
✓ report writing (3 differentiated versions)
To view each of the pages included simply click on the preview button found at the top of this page under the image of the resource's cover
Here is a list of all of my JANUARY Themed Graphic Organizers!
• PENGUINS Graphic Organizers For Any Book
• ARCTIC ANIMALS Graphic Organizers For Any Book
• CHINESE NEW YEAR Graphic Organizers For Any Book
• ANIMALS IN WINTER Graphic Organizers For Any Book
• SNOWMEN Graphic Organizers For Any Book
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