Use this graphic organizer to teach students how to use context clues to find the meaning of unknown words. It can also be used as an accommodation or as a poster/display in the classroom. Cut the boxes apart to use as a matching game.
Enlarge at a local printing company or education agency to use as anchor charts or as posters for centers and small group work.
Print each sheet on a different color to distinguish easily between the sheets.
Cut apart each sheet on the lines and create a matching game. Students can play each other or as a whole group against the teacher.
Display on a classroom projection system to use for notetaking and whole group lessons.
Set each sheet up with coordinating research materials at different centers. Students can rotate through the centers.
Encourage students to use colored pens, colored pencil, highlighters, and markers to personalize and visually organize their sheets.
Assign groups of students certain boxes/pages to complete. Bring the groups back together to share information with each other.
Using the information from the charts, students could organize posters, PowerPoints, Prezis, etc. for sharing of the information in a presentation format.
Differentiate this boxes by assigning each student different boxes or different amounts of boxes to complete. Another way to differentiate is by assigning a certain number of boxes to complete, but allowing students to choose which ones they will complete
Charts can also be used as note taking guides, pretests and posttests, and as a tool for checking for understanding.
Cut out each chart and glue into an interactive notebook or notebooking project. Print size may have to be reduced depending the size of interactive notebook being used.