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Common Core Graphic Organizers for Reading:
This download includes the following 6 Common Core-aligned graphic organizers:
(1) Drawing Inferences
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
(2) Themes in Literature
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
(3) Comparing & Contrasting Characters
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
(4) Word Meaning
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
(5) Comparing & Contrasting Stories (same genre)
Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.
(6) Point of View
Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.
5th Grade Teacher
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