Graphic Organizers

Instead of treating graphic organizers as “extras,” consider structuring a lesson around a graphic organizer, encouraging student groups to create their own visual representations little by little while they work in the lab, then discuss and debate their ideas or present their work to the class.


Nine Diamond Organizer

Affinity Diagram

Cause and Effect

Cause-Effect Diagram

Choice-Consequence Map

Comparison Matrix

Concept Map

Decision Tree

Five Whys Across

Five Whys Organizer

Flow Chart – Cyclical

Flow Chart – Linear

Problem Solving Steps

Problem Solving Frame

Problem Solving Frame

Strategies for Solving Problems

SWOT Analysis