A graphic organizer, also known as a knowledge map, concept map, story map, cognitive organizer, advance organizer, or concept diagram is a pedagogical tool that uses visual symbols to express knowledge and concepts through relationships between them.
graphic organizers, e.g., main idea table, two column note • identifies specific information including sequence of events • generates and responds to details such as who, what, where, and when • asks how and why questions about a topic, understands the task the question requires, develops self-questioning techniques,