Mind Mapping for Writers

Part 1: Brainstorming Ideas

Part 2: Creating and Managing Complex Content

Part 3: Progressing to Writing


Note Taking Resources


Note taking to aid remembering and understanding









Some links to resources for literacy teaching and activities

1. Strategies for Reading Comprehension (Making Sense in Social Studies)
http://www.readingquest.org/strat/

2. Active Listening-Hear What People are Really Saying
http://www.mindtools.com/CommSkill/ActiveListening.htm

3. Standards for Middle and High School Literacy Coaches
http://www.reading.org/downloads/resources/597coaching_standards.pdf

4. A Literacy Framework for Alberta
http://www.advancedandtech.alberta.ca

5. Ontario Literacy Coalition - Literacy Instruction
http://www.on.literacy.ca

6. Successful Critical Thinking Strategies
http://www.yorku.ca/yulearn/universityskills/Presentation_CriticalThinking2.pdf

7. Critical Reading Strategies
http://www.studygs.net/crtread.htm




Resources provided by Dwayne Oldford, Marathon High School