Decision Generator for Students

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This graphic organizer is a great tool for students struggling to make a logical decision.  It encourages them to look at the pro's and cons and explore alternatives which they might not ordinarily consider.

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Be aware it will be automatically resized to your default paper size when using Adobe Acrobat Reader without any loss of quality. If you would like to print these documents at larger sizes you can read the Adobe Resize & Scaling FAQ here.

We recommend laminating them for best results.

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Character Graphic Organizer

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This Graphic organizer helps students determine what role each character will play in a narrative and what there possible strengths and weaknesses are.  It is an excellent tool in helping students organize narratives.

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Dan Ackland submitted this lesson plan and earned cash for it.  You too can earn cash for your teaching ideas right now by clicking here.

*Please note all of our documents are originally designed using high resolution images and fonts at A3 paper size.

Be aware it will be automatically resized to your default paper size when using Adobe Acrobat Reader without any loss of quality. If you would like to print these documents at larger sizes you can read the Adobe Resize & Scaling FAQ here.

We recommend laminating them for best results.

Finally if you would like to purchase a completely editable version of this document to alter without any restrictions you can purchase it for $10.00 simply by emailing us.

Printable Fact Vs Opinion Tool

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This is a simple tool for students to use to help the record the facts and opinions from a text. Please feel free to download and print them.

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Inference Vs. Evidence Reading Group Activity

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Help your students better understand how to infer what is happening within a text by using this Inferring Vs. Evidence T - Chart.  It is a great idea for reading group Activities.

Use this tool with a text of your choice to find inferences.   Then provide evidence to support it.  This will reinforce student confidence in drawing conclusions about things they read.

This and many other thinking tools can be found here.

Download the inference vs Evidence T Chart here.

PMI Chart: Plus, Minus, Interesting - Thinking Tool

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A PMI chart is an effective reflection tool to allow students to look at the whole picture of an event. It allows you to look at the positives, the minuses and what are some interesting factors. You could use a PMI individually, with a partner, small groups or in whole class discussions. This procedure could be implemented after Literacy Teams, after playing team games, after reading an information book or at the end of an integrated topic.

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Fish Bone Thinking Tool

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Purpose: A fish bone is separated by a horizontal line, where you can have positive and negative arguments on each side of the horizontal line. You can then create sub heading for each argument where they list more facts based on this topic. You can also use it in a simpler way to list words about a topic too.

for/against arguments for a debate or persuasive writing positive/ negative statements for reflections planning for weekend writing – Saturday / Sunday planning ideas for a writing piece.

Downlaod the Fish Bone Tool here