A KWL Chart You Need the Most – Well-Arranged & Well Explained Chart

by Louise Brooks Teaching Resources Australia

Both teachers and students must have some useful things that can help them out while planning something. To do that, you need a well-arranged and well-explained chart. A KWL Chart can fulfill your requirements in many ways.

Whether you are a student or a teacher, these K-W-L charts justify your organized form of work. So, the question is; why do you need it?

K-W-L stands for Know-Want-Learn. The thing about this chart is, it is not limited with students. Even teachers can make full use of it. 

Benefits of Preferring K-W-L Chart

Today, ITC Thinkdrive helps you out to know the full utility of this chart. The following points can help you out:

  1. Column 1 (Know- Section)

The first word of the chart is K. It defines ‘Know’ about this topic. Students can make the entire process easier with this section of the chart. It is done by mentioning the topic studies divided into small groups. A question that bothers you the most can get the right treatement with its use.

Students can know what lies behind this question and get easier access to ask about it with their teachers. The misconceptions lie within your mind will no longer exist. 

Teachers can also get the best wing with the help of this section. They can pick which part they should cover first or key points of a chapter. 

2.      Column 2 (Want-Section)

The second part of the chart signifies about what do you ‘Want’ to know. Is this about a topic or any concept that bothers you? asking them about teachers can solve a lot of stuff with the help of this chart. 

It is helpful to let you know about when to start, where to finish, how to ask, or what is the reason of the entire concept. All these questions are the prompts of your doubts. The Want-Section of this K-W-L Chart can help you with the best. 

3.      Column 3 (Learn-Section)

The combo of column 1 and 2 says it all. The third one of the charts is learn-section. Yes, it tells you about what do you learn. It is important in different aspect. With each lesion, you can complete your doubts. It is acts as a magnificent doubt-solver. 

Students or teachers can also add a few questions to be answered. This is an important part of the chart as it acts as a conclusion phase. 

What Does A Y Chart Include?

Well, a Y Chart comes with 3 different sections. It shows ‘looks like, feels like, and sounds like’. For both teacher and students can prefer this form of chart to grow. 

Three categories have three different instructions to follow. What lies benith them? All ideas are mentioned below. 

·         Looks Like: lots of speaking and listening, sharing positives consulting, interaction, no put downs, teamwork, helping.

·         Feels Like: Worthwhile, everyone valued, motivated, happy, engaged on task, exciting, comfortable, and purposeful

·         Sounds Like: Positive, laughter, Logs of on task chatter, praise, and encouragement.

All these ideas are quite helpful in terms of helping students. ITC Thinkdrive understands what a student requires the most. So, following this chart can help teachers in lots of aspects. 

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