Graphic Organizer: Research Note-Taking Made Easy Subjects Arts & Humanities --Language Arts Educational Technology Science --Life Sciences ----Animals Note: This activity can be easily adapted for use across the curriculum.
Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece . Published by European Centre for Research Training and Development UK (www.eajournals.org) 11 THE EFFECT OF USING GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS ON WRITING (A CASE STUDY OF PREPARATORY COLLEGE STUDENTS AT UMM-AL-QURA UNIVERSITY) Abdul-Majeed Tayib (Ph.D. Why Use Graphic Organizers for Writing. Applied Linguistics), English Language Center ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of graphic organizers … Email: pegyma@hotmail.com, mariapap@uth.gr . Grades K-2 3-5 6-8 Brief Description A graphic organizer helps students gather research notes for writing. Graphic Organizers as a Reading Strategy: Research Findings and Issues .

Graphic strategies, visual representation of information in a text, refer to different approaches to reading from the traditional, linear text representation. Objectives Students will select a topic for research.
The phrase “graphic organizer” is just a fancy way of saying “diagram” or “visual aid.” Basically, they are a visual representation of the information you’ve acquired in the research process. Polyxeni Manoli, Maria Papadopoulou . The present article extends prior research on graphic organizers mainly used as a reading strategy. Received April 10. th, 2012; revised May 8th, 2012; accepted May 27th, 2012 . There are quite a few reasons why you should use them when writing essays or …