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The Renovated K-W-L Graphic Organizer

An updated version of the traditional K-W-L graphic organizer free to download from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

A KWL graphic organizer is an excellent tool to help students dig deeper into their learning. I really like the tried and true graphic organizers we have been using for years, however, I do not want my students to feel like they are repeating the same thing they did in younger grades.  I have renovated the traditional K-W-L chart to make it more middle school appealing.

I use this organizer when we are previewing a text or concept for the first time. It is great for content area subjects or when reading non-fiction. My students don’t mind writing if first given a graphic organizer to collect their thoughts. Students like structure when reading non-fiction or viewing a content area video.

Click on the photo below to download this blog exclusive Renovated K-W-L Chart.

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