building a concept map
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Building a Concept Map

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

Building a Concept Map - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 124 Views
  • Uploaded on

Building a Concept Map. What is a concept map?. A concept map is a technique used to organize information or thoughts. Why create concept maps?. Concept maps allow you to organize lots of information into a form that is easily understood.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Building a Concept Map' - arleen


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
what is a concept map
What is a concept map?
  • A concept map is a technique used to organize information or thoughts.
why create concept maps
Why create concept maps?
  • Concept maps allow you to organize lots of information into a form that is easily understood.
  • Concept maps allow you to visualize connections within the information.
  • Concept maps provide you a way to organize your thoughts onto paper.
when do i create a concept map
When do I create a concept map?
  • Whenever you need to organize information - this can vary from person to person.
  • If you find concept maps useful, then use them. If you find them confusing, modify them so they become useful to you - asking questions can help you with this process.
how do i create concept maps
How do I create Concept Maps?

Step 1

  • Start by placing your Main Idea in the center circle or graphic.
how do i create concept maps1
How do I create Concept Maps?

Step 2

  • Make a list of all possible items you want to include in your map.
  • Highlight all of the Large Topics.
  • Place the highlighted topics in circles around the center circle or graphic.
  • Draw lines to connect each of the Large Topics to the center, Main Idea.
step 2 looks like this
Step 2 looks like this:

Large topic

Large topic

Large topic

Large topic

how do i create concept maps2
How do I create Concept Maps?

Step 3

  • List the Subtopics that are part of each Large Topic.
  • Place these Subtopics into the next set of circles or graphics out from the Large Topic they are related to.
  • Draw lines to connect each of the Subtopics to their Large Topic.
slide9
Step 3 looks like this:

subtopics

Large topic

Large topic

subtopics

Large topic

Large topic

subtopics

subtopics

how do i create concept maps3
How do I create Concept Maps?

Step 4

  • Check the connections on your map. If you think something should be in a different place, move it.
  • Make sure you have at least two Subtopics for every Large Topic listed!!
what if i don t get it
What if I don’t get it?
  • If you are having problems, try working in reverse.
  • Start with the most specific information and divide it into broader topics until you reach the center circle.
  • If you are still having problems, ask for assistance.
ad