Graphic Organizers Grade 8

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Learning Level: Middle School

About this Resource

This set of 39 graphic organizers can be used with Kurzwel’s reading and study skills tools to support writing in many subject areas. Some of the organizers are: Story map, time line, cluster word web, ladder, 5 W’s. You can have students add text notes , voice notes, sticky notes to elaborate on their ideas.

This activity supports the Ministry of Education Learning Outcomes for English Language Arts Grade 8 Writing & Representing (Purposes) : -create straightforward informational writing and representations, using prompts to elicit ideas and knowledge, featuring – ideas represented through words, sentences, and images that connect to a topic – developing word choice by beginning to use content-specific vocabulary and some detail – developing voice by showing how they think and feel about a topic – an organization that follows a form modelled by the teacher, such as a list, web, chart, cluster, or other graphic organizer. Submitted by Jane Rondow

Under BC’s new curriculum (2016):
English Language Arts: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy; Using language in creative and playful ways helps us understand how language works. content: Strategies and processes

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