Graphic Organizers

to act one upon another. interaction - reciprocal action, effect, or influence (Webster's. p 992).

interwork, interplay; mesh, intermesh, engage, dovetail, mortise; interweave, interlace, intertwine; interchange; coact, cooperate (Chapman. p 7).

Interacting Use to show the nature of an interaction between persons or groups (European settlers and American Indians). Key frame questions: Who are the persons or groups? What were their goals? Did they conflict or cooperate? What was the outcome for each person or group? (NCREL, 1988) See: Fishbone Map

Other graphic organizers available throughout this

Bridging Snapshots



Compare/Contrast Matrix

Network Tree

Spider Map

Continuum Scale




Problem/Solution Outline


Fishbone Map


Venn Diagram

Human Interaction Outline




Series of Events Chain

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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.

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