KWL Charts

KWL chart  KWL charts are a great way to organize the information students know, what students want to learn, and what students do learn as they read a text or research a topic. These printable graphic organizers are a great addition to any subject. Below you'll find advice on how to use KWL in your classroom, plus customizable KWL charts for reading, writing, math, social studies, and science.

Teaching with KWL Charts

Help students make sense out of what they read by seeing how it fits with what they already know. KWL ("Know", "Want to Know", "Learned") charts encourage students to use prior knowledge and personal curiosity while researching a subject or a topic.

Printable KWL Lessons & Activities

Teach students to use a KWL chart to organize information as they research a subject and to extract important details about a text.

KWL Charts

Customize a printable KWL chart for any subject, or choose one for a specific topic.

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