Background Knowledge

Background Knowledge
Background Knowledge
Background Knowledge
Background Knowledge
Background Knowledge
Background Knowledge
Background Knowledge
Background Knowledge
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Get ready to activate your students background knowledge! This download includes graphic organizers in English and Spanish!
The graphic organizers are designed to be used with any fiction or non-fiction book. Have fun watching your students make connections and having their schema grow!

This download includes:
*Background Knowledge graphic organizer (English/Spanish)
Students will read the title and take a picture walk through the book. Then they will activate their background knowledge or schema and record what they already know. After reading, they will write to share what they learned and added to their schema.

*Background Knowledge graphic organizer (English/Spanish)
Students will read the title and take a picture walk through the book. Then they will activate their background knowledge or schema and record what they already know. After reading, they will write to share how their background knowledge or schema helped them understand the story better.

*Background Knowledge graphic organizer (best if used with a non-fiction text) This organizer is a T-chart and is designed for students to record what they already know on the left and their new information that they added to their schema on the right.

*Think, Pair, Share, Learn
This graphic organizer is designed to use during partner work. One student first THINKS and records their background knowledge. Then they PAIR up with a peer and SHARE their thinking with a partner. Each partner writes to explain what they shared. Then each student records what they LEARNED after reading. They will record if their schema helped them understand the story better and any new information they learned.

*Think, Share, Learn Flip Book (English/ Spanish) (Black and white and Color)
This flip book is designed to add fun to learning and use during partner work. One student first THINKS and records their background knowledge. Then they pair up with a peer and SHARE their thinking with a partner. Each partner writes to explain what they shared. Then each student records what they LEARNED after reading. They will record if their schema helped them understand the story better and any new information they learned.
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12 pages
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