This is the perfect graphic organizer to have your students writing the best "short answer response" to prepare them for the writing on the SBAC test.
This graphic organizer is a simple, yet effective way to have students think critically about research. Students have to brainstorm on their discovery with evidence-based reasoning. Ultimately, their brainstorming develops into the construction of a main idea-focused, evidence-based paragraph.
The focus common core standard for this graphic organizer is "CCSS: Writing 7: Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem..."
The main supporting common core standards are "CCSS: Writing 5 and Writing 10"