Literacy Graphic Organizers


Free Graphic Organizers and Webinar Recording

Enjoy this collection of free graphic organizers for literacy! You’ll find three featured freebies at the top of this page and more graphic organizers at the end.

If you’d like to learn how to create Common Core reading lessons using graphic organizers, view the free webinar recording on this page or preview my book, Graphic Organizers for Reading: Teaching Tools Aligned with the Common Core.

Featured Free Literacy Graphic Organizers


Cause and Effect Rockets Graphic Organizer - free!
Poetry Brainstorming Graphic Origanizer - Free!
Literary Mood Ring Graphic Organizer Freebie

Featured Graphic Organizers Articles

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Graphic Organizers

Laura Candler's Graphic Organizers for Reading

If you like these graphic organizers, you might also like my book, Graphic Organizers for Reading: Teaching Tools Aligned with the Common Core. I revised and compiled many of the graphic organizers below and added dozens more, along with directions for using them. The graphic organizers are divided into the three chapters below and each graphic organizers comes with specific directions:

  • Multi-Purpose Graphic Organizers
  • Informational Text Organizers
  • Literature Graphic Organizers

Preview the book online or visit the ordering page.

More Graphic Organizers for Literacy

Stick Figure Character Map
You’ll find some of these graphic organizers in Graphic Organizers for Reading, but a few of them are only available here. In addition to some of the ones below, the book includes blank templates and dozens more organizers designed specifically for informational text and literature. Graphic Organizers for Reading: Teaching Tools for the Common Core also includes complete directions for each fo the grahic organizers in the book.

Candler’s Classroom Connections

Awesome freebies and resources for elementary educators!

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