Graphic Organizers

Ed Ellis and Pamela Howard, University of Alabama
Alert Issue 13, Spring 2007

Graphic organizers (GOs) are visual devices that employ lines, circles, and boxes to organize information. These images serve as visual cues designed to facilitate communication and/or understanding of information. There is ample research that documents improvements in reading comprehension, process writing skills, thinking skills, and learning of content-area material when graphic organizers are used.

Graphic Organizers - Alert Issue 13

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