Use a T-Chart to compare and contrast the characteristics of living and nonliving things 0307.2.1
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- Graphic Organizers - (T-Charts and others)
- Concept Maps Explained - Concept maps and story webs are visual ways to structure ideas. (sample included
- Education World Templates - seventeen graphic organizers to download and print or edit
- Essay Map - The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay. Student Interactive from Read/Write/Think
- Five main types of organizers - links showing examples of many types
- Graphic Organizer Links - links to a large number of graphic organizers provided by Vermilion Parish School Board in Abbeville, LA - Second page of links from the same school system
- Graphic Organizer Templates - Use these Graphic Organizer templates with your class using a given story.
- Graphic Organizers - from Enchanted Learning
- Graphic Organizers from Education Place - 38 graphic organizers to print, all in pdf format
- Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers - Three dozen different templates are available at this site. Click on a graphic organizer to download a PDF of it. Once you've downloaded an organizer, type your comments and print it.
- Index of Graphic Organizers - from Inspiration
- Instructions on how to use Excel to create a graphic organizer
- Interactive Graphic Organizers Sampler - This series of thinking tools covers a range of activities. These tools let you actively construct, examine, and modify your ideas. Currently seven of the planned seventeen thinking tools are available; look for the titles in green on the left.
- Teaching Tips: Graphic Organizers - A list of links from eMINTS and The Curators of the University of Missouri
- Text 2 Mind Map - a web application that converts texts to mind maps – Enter a structured list of words or sentences and Text2Mind Map will interpret it and make a mind map out of them that you can print.
- Using Graphic Organizers - Youthlearn
- Venn Diagram, 2 Circles - This interactive tool allows students to create Venn Diagrams that contain two overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically. Student Interactive from Read/Write/Think
- Living and Nonliving - A lesson plan that is five activities in one inquiry [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
- Living vs Non-Living Quiz - This quiz is based on the information about the six characteristics of living things. For each of the questions determine if it is a living or a non-living organism. Clicking on the answer allows you to check your answers. Good luck!
- Ourselves - use this BBC site to investigate living and non-living
- Plants and Animals in the Local Environment - collect all of the living things in the environment pictured
- What is a Living Thing, and How Does a Living Thing Respond to Its Environment? - [Unit Overview - 6 lessons] - In this unit students are given time to think about and discuss the fundamental question, "What is a Living Thing?" They are also introduced to a process for planning science investigations on the topic of how different living things interact with their environment.
- T Chart (and other graphic organizers) - templates from Enchanted Learning
- Worksheet for classifying living and non living things [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
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