This bilingual graphic organizer is offered in English/Spanish and English/Mandarin Chinese. It is a strong scaffold that helps English Learners organize key facts included in a portion of text. From these facts, students identify the outcome which can be a main idea, conclusion, or result. After the key facts and outcomes are identified, the student can use this information as a guideline for writing a summary paragraph These tasks fit well with the Common Core focus upon analyzing, synthesizing, and summarizing. Suggestions for expanded group use are included in the Purpose and Suggestions for Use section.
Hope you and your students find this bilingual graphic organizer helpful!