Overview: Galaxy type organizer

Overview
of "Graphic Organizer: Comparison of spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies"
Description:
Graphic Organizer: Comparison of spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies shows the similarities and differences between the three classes of galaxies: spiral, elliptical, and irregular. The information is presented in the form of a t-chart.
Format(s) available: Printer-friendly web page; PDFs for teacher (full chart) and student (blank organizer with images)
Grades: Adaptable, at teacher's discretion
How to use it in the classroom

Teachers can use Graphic Organizer: Comparison of spiral, elliptical, and irregular galaxies as:

A reference tool. Have students identify the similarities and differences between the types of galaxies.

A model. Show students how to use this type of graphic organizer. Explain how to analyze the contents and display summary information.

An organization tool. This type of graphic organizer can be used to formulate and arrange students' thoughts prior to composing essays about almost any topic. In this specific case, have students compose an essay identifying similarities and differences between the three types of galaxies.

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Overview: Galaxy type organizer