Frayer diagramsAlso known as: Frayer models
Frayer diagrams are graphic organisers that help students develop or deepen awareness of unfamiliar concepts through defining the term and identifying examples and non examples. They:
- support educators with introducing new words or concepts in the classroom
- activate students' prior knowledge of a topic and clarify potential misconceptions
- model what deep understanding of a term entails.
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How to use with ICT
- Explore the Graphic organisers activity card to access a range of other templates to support students to generate, classify and communicate their ideas in a visually structured way.
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|How to use the Frayer Model to enhance student vocabulary? by the Professional Learning Board||How to use the Frayer Model to enhance student vocabulary?||Understanding the Frayer model and how to use it.|
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