Resources for Instructional Strategies

Building Blocks Graphic Organizer

Building Blocks

Graphic organizers are a great instructional strategy for English Language Learners. The graphic organizers will help students identify the main idea of the lesson or concept and the details that support it. This strategy...

The Sandwich Chart

The Sandwich Chart

Graphic organizers are a great instructional strategy for English Language Learners. The graphic organizers will help students identify the main idea of the lesson or concept and the details that support it. This strategy...

Cosmetology Graphic Organizer

Cosmetology Graphic Organizer

Graphic organizers are a great instructional strategy for English Language Learners. The graphic organizers will help students identify the main idea of the lesson or concept and the details that support it. This strategy...

Article STOP and JOT

Article STOP and JOT

Have you ever assigned a reading/summary assignment only to discover that half of the class did not complete the task? The Article STOP and JOT may be the solution to this problem. Students will...

Four Corner Vocabulary

Four Corner Word Wall

The Four Corner Vocabulary Activity is a great instructional strategy for English Language Learners. A variation of this activity is to have students document the information, using an index card per word, and create...

KWL Chart Template II

KWL Chart Template II

KWL charts activate students’ prior knowledge by asking them what they already Know; then students set goals specifying what they Want to learn; and after reading students discuss what they have Learned.

KWL Chart Template I

KWL Template I

KWL charts activate students’ prior knowledge by asking them what they already *Know*; then students set goals specifying what they *Want* to learn; and after reading, students discuss what they have *Learned*.