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Lesson_9_Graphic_Organizers

# Lesson_9_Graphic_Organizers - GraphicOrganizers 'sprior...

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Graphic Organizers A graphic organizer is an instructional tool  used to illustrate a student or class's prior  knowledge about a topic or section of text

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Examples of Graphic Organizers Venn Diagrams Concept Maps Spider Maps Compare/Contrast Matrix  Continuum Scale  Cycle
Venn Diagrams Venn diagrams were invented by a guy named John Venn  (no kidding; that was really his name) as a way of picturing  relationships. Since the mathematical term for "a group of  things" is "a set", Venn diagrams can be used to illustrate  both set relationships and logical relationships

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How To Draw a Venn diagram To draw a Venn diagram, you  first draw a rectangle which is  called your "universe". In the  context of Venn diagrams, the  universe is not "everything", but  "everything you're dealing with  right now". Let's deal with the  following list of things: moles,  swans, rabid skunks, geese,  worms, horses, Edmontosorum  (a variety of duck-billed  dinosaurs), platypusses, and a  very fat cat.
Now we'll fill in, or "populate", the diagram.  Moles, rabid skunks, platypusses, and cats are  all small and furry:

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Let's say we want to classify things  according to being small and furry or  being a duck-bill. We draw circles to  display our classifications
Swans, geese, platypusses, and  Edmontosorum are all duck-bills:

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