What is a Graphic Organizer / Graphic Organizer definition:
Graphic organizers (GOs) are visual devices that depict information in various ways. There are many different types of graphic organizers. Most commonly, they employ lines, circles, and boxes to form images which depict five common ways information is typically organized.
Thanks for checking out our blog. Since knowledge of vocabulary is so essential to success, this is the first of series of posts about strategies and tactics for teaching vocabulary as well as enhancing vocabulary instruction via the Vocabulary Differentiated Visual Tools™ (DVTs).
This first post addresses five “Big Ideas” about teaching vocabulary. I would be very interested in your comments about these Big Ideas. Do you agree with my list? Other “Big Ideas” about vocabulary instruction that should be included in the list? Engaging vocabulary instructional activities you’ve found really powerful? Ed