Graphic Organizer and visual Strategies Chart for figuring out unknown words.
This chart is a visual representation of 9 strategies students can use to figure out unknown words.
There are 2 versions: color and black and white.
-Using background knowledge (schema)
-Using context clues
-Using text features
-Using word parts
-Using a substitute
-Reading on and coming back
-Creating a picture in your mind (visualizing)
-Thinking of a word it reminds you of
-Talking it out with a friend
This chart is a great resource for students to keep with them while they read independently, and to reference during close and shared reading.
This graphic organizer helps students work through figuring out unknown words.
Can be used with close reading and with independent reading.
Has 4 columns:
-What I think it means
-Was I Right? If not, write the correct definition
Looking for them separately?