Graphic Organizers for Reading Teachers
The materials in this page is meant for the readers of Jiang and Grabe (2009) in the edited volume "Explorations in Second Langauge Reading" (R. Cohen, editor), one of the TESOL Classroom Practice Series. The page provides lesson plans and handouts for two instructor training workshop sessions: one in text structure knowledge and the orther in graphic organizers. Understanding the processes and basic formats of graphic organizers will enable you to create graphic organizers for the instructional texts in your textbooks.
Teacher Training Workshop: Lesson Plans