Graphic Organizers Collections

You have arrived at our central storehouse for Social Sciences Graphic Organizers, many of which were developed for the myriad learning scenarios and document packages on LEARN. 

For convenience, we have tried to gather them together here, and to loosely organize them around the Historical Thinking concepts and specifically their guideposts document, while also referencing the Social Science Techniques and the Intellectual Operations.  

Note:  The links below access Google document "folders"
and can be viewed in grid mode for previews.  

Cause and consequence.  Go to site
Characterize a historical event.  Go to site
Compare and contrast.  Go to site
Continuity and Change  Go to site
Establish significance  Go to site
Historical concepts  Go to site

Prior Knowledge  Go to site
Reflections (Personal, Ethical, etc.)  Go to site
Situate in Time and Space  Go to site
Take a Historical  / Geo Perspective  Go to site
Using Information & Evidence  Go to site
ZZZ... Unsorted organizers, etc.  Go to site

Planning tools (new!) Go to site

Featured Share this month:  Curiosity Lab on Roman Empire

SWLSB consultant Dan Hedges' recent share of his inquiry-based learning package on developing questions on Rome and Roman maps.  A great compliment to other document packages above.  Includes graphic organizers and other tools.  Download it here

See also Dan's The Cause and Consequence Master Kit  for the I.O. Causes and Consequences is a complex graphic organizer with moveable parts.  It is a physical kit designed to be printed out and laminated.  Read more on Dan's blog post here  Access the kit & related organizers here

The Societies & Territories Toolkit

For elementary Cycle 2, don't miss this series of student field journals, process planners, evaluation tools,  and resource collections for Cycle 2 Elementary teachers.  Visit the Societies and Territories site here

LEARN IO icons and RECITUS Badges

These evaluation tools also contain various organizers to help students understand the competencies and the intellectual operations.  please visit our EVALUATION STRATEGIES AND TOOLS page:  Go to page