For my sixth graders in the topic of Reports and Newspapers (UNIT 2), I used mind maps for 3 main reasons:
- It’s a simplified form of summaries.
- It’s colorful and entertainment.
- There is writing but it doesn’t frighten much that writing a summary.
The specific competencies are: Classify and interpret information about a topic of interest to present a report, and Identify and comprehend the main idea on news reports of interest to the community.
What is a mind map?
It’s a diagram to outline information visual.
There are three main components which I liked about the mind maps:
- Key words (little writing)