Teaching students how to write compelling and persuasive responses to what they’ve just read is a great way to improve comprehension and instill within them a lifelong love of reading. But developing the skills to craft a strong response takes a lot of practice and expert guidance from teachers.
Graphic organizers are a great tool because they make reading and understanding fiction and nonfiction stories more fun. But most importantly, they help students identify main ideas and supporting details that are critical to reading comprehension and writing an engaging response.
Looking for graphic organizers to help student write engaging responses? Check out the top 13 graphic organizers below—perfect for readers across a variety of reading and grade levels:
For grades PreK–2:
For grades 3–5:
For grades 6–8:
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