Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Writing (Understood.org)
Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Writing
Graphic organizers are simple yet powerful tools that can help kids with dysgraphia, executive functioning and other issues that can cause trouble writing. A graphic organizer not only helps break an assignment into smaller steps. It also can help kids organize their thoughts in a very visual way.
There are many different kinds of graphic organizers. The five downloadable ones here are commonly used in grade school, but they can help kids through high school. Each one also comes with an example of what the graphic organizer looks like when it’s filled in.
All you need to do to use these graphic organizers is print them out. (The designs are also simple enough that you can quickly draw them by hand.) These graphic organizers are also fillable. So if your child prefers to type, he can type directly on an organizer and then print it out. Choosing the right topic is another way you can encourage your child to write more.