Instructional Practice

Effective Practices

Graphic Organizer

I-2, I-3, I-4, I-6, I-8



Completing a graphic organizer should never be the primary objective of the lesson as this is simply a tool to help students understand the objective better. 

Quick Tips

Graphic Organizer is most commonly used to organize text and ideas in reading. They may also be used for math in the form of Problem Solving Boards.


Sample Graphic Organizers from Education Oasis

Sample Graphic Organizers from Worksheet Library

Gliffy Online Diagrams and Flowcharts

Popplet Online Graphic Organizers


Other Strategies


Foldables are 3-dimensional graphic organizers. These interactive organizers can be used to reinforce important thinking and communication skills.