Text Comprehension: Graphic Organizers to the Rescue Graphic organizers are a research based strategy used for facilitating the reading comprehension of expository text. This strategy will be defined and the evolution and supporting evidence for the use of graphic organizers will be discussed. Various types of graphic organizers and resources for SLPs and other educators will also ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2009
Text Comprehension: Graphic Organizers to the Rescue
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Janet L. Proly
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
  • Jessica Rivers
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
  • Jamie Schwartz
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
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Article   |   October 01, 2009
Text Comprehension: Graphic Organizers to the Rescue
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, October 2009, Vol. 10, 82-89. doi:10.1044/sbi10.3.82
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, October 2009, Vol. 10, 82-89. doi:10.1044/sbi10.3.82
Abstract

Graphic organizers are a research based strategy used for facilitating the reading comprehension of expository text. This strategy will be defined and the evolution and supporting evidence for the use of graphic organizers will be discussed. Various types of graphic organizers and resources for SLPs and other educators will also be discussed.

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