Concept Maps

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Concept Maps
Concept Maps
• A visual device to help you discover
how a text is organized
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1. List the key concepts
in the text
– Try to express each concept
in three words or less
– Most concept words are
nouns
– List the concepts in any
order
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2. Rank the concepts so that they flow
from general to specific
Topic of Lesson
Major Point
Major Point
Major Point
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
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3. Draw lines that connect the concepts
–
Add words on the lines to describe the
relationship between the concepts
–
Linking words are often verbs, verb phrases, or
prepositions
Topic of Lesson
Major Point
Major Point
Major Point
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
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Concept Maps
4.
Finally, review your map and make additions if
needed
Topic of Lesson
Major Point
Major Point
Major Point
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Minor Detail
Supporting Detail
Supporting Detail
Minor Detail
Supporting Detail
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