Thinking Maps®: Examples from Brevard Public Schools

Publish date:
Social count:

See examples of the use of the eight graphic organizers from Thinking Maps®. These maps help students organize their learning and identify ways to reflect different kinds of text. The several examples from each grade K-6 show how to use the maps in several parts of the curriculum. Try using the double-bubble map instead of the Venn diagram. It makes similarities and differences much easier to see. The examples are available as Power Point downloads or PDF files.

courtesy of Knovation



Essay Map

This site will help them organize their essays with an interactive essay map.

Franklin Public Schools

Name: Franklin Public Schools The Franklin Public School District, located in Franklin, WI consists of five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The district site offers parents and staff easy access to important general information as well as links to individual school site Web pages. How to

Ramsey Public Schools

Name: Ramsey Public Schools Brief Description of the Site: The Ramsey Public School District serves 2,850 K-12 students in Ramsey and Saddle River, NJ. The district's Web site is unusual because of the areas of emphasis. Often district Web sites serve as electronic catalogs, with program overviews and contact

Keyport Public Schools

Name: Keyport Public Schools Keyport is a pre-K-12 school district located in Keyport, NJ. The district’s Web site offers general information, links to school Web sites, and also spotlights several special programs in the district. How to use the site:Two of the most interesting areas here are the STAR-W Grant

Mapping Memory

Mapping Memory This amazing interactive created by National Geographic allows users to understand the complexities of the brain in an easy to understand way. Flip and rotate a model brain to learn more about making memories, storing memories, and losing memory. National Geographic

Library of Congress: Zoom into Maps

Reading, analyzing, and creating maps are important concepts in many education standards. Using historic maps with subjects such as migration and settlement, travel and transportation, military and pictorial maps, students learn basic map reading skills. There is also a section