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Graphic Organizers - Evaluate

Evaluate
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1. to determine or set the value of amount of; appraise: to evaluate property. 2. to judge or
dtermine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess; to evaluate the results of an
experiment (Webster's. p 670).
gauge, assess, appraise; identify; classify, class, categorize, catalog, sort, group, factor;
estimate; rate, rank, value, place or set a value on, prize, appreciate; size up or take one's
measure [informal], measure (Chapman, 1977).

Evaluating Use to show positive, negative, and interesting attributes of a subject, concept, topic, solution,
etc., in order to determine the nature of the outcome and whether it will be worth continuing or not. Assign
subjective point values to each attribute (1 to 5 and + or - points based on the significance of the attribute),
then total (de Bono, E., 1992).
It sounds weird, but I have made significant decisions using this in conjunction with tossing a coin. If I call
heads and it comes up heads and that's what I want, I make my decision. If, however, I decide to change my
mind and go two out of three, it shows me what I really want to do. The coin toss only works after you have
weighed your choices and need to make the final decision. See: Synectics, Venn Diagram, Compare/Contrast
Matrix, Questions, T-Chart, Ranking, & KWLH

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Predicting/Evaluating Use to help students activate prior knowledge. It is a group instruction activity that
serves as a model for active thinking during reading.
K - Recall what group KNOWs about the subject.
W - Determine what group WANTs to learn.
L - Identify what group LEARNed as they read.
H - HOW we can learn more (NCREL, 1988)
(D. Ogle, 1986) See: Synectics, Venn Diagram, Compare/Contrast Matrix, PMI, Questions, T-Chart, &
Ranking

Other graphic organizers available throughout this site.


Bridging Snapshots

CerebralChart

Sketch

Compare/Contrast
Matrix

Network Tree

Spider Map

Continuum Scale

PMI

Synectics

Cycle

Problem/Solution
Outline

T-Chart

Fishbone Map

Questions

Venn Diagram

Human Interaction
Outline

Ranking

Web

KWLH

Series of Events Chain

Site Map - A list of all the pages with annotations, yes, all of the pages on this site.
Teachers - Make sure you check out the Assignments section which provides exercises,
projects, support resources, and rubrics.

Quotes - New links and lots of new quotes about life, art, and philosophy.
Historical and Cultural Context - provides an overview of art movements and
the context in which they developed. We have not covered every movement or period,
rather selected snippets to help provide students with an opportunity to explore the
elements that have influenced other artists in their quest for expressing personal voice. As
with all of our work, this site remains a work in progress.

Wow, validation.
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organizers with practical applications for each category.
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