Lesson Plan

Mind Mapping

Apps that help students create and share mind maps
Jonathan A.
Classroom teacher
Celia Cruz Bronx H.S. Of Music
Bronx, NY
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts

Students will be able to develop and share mind maps with space for comments and feedback from peers. 


English Language Arts
Grades 9 - 12
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1 Hook

Allows students a space to gather ideas or prior knowledge on a topic and collaborate while organizing their thoughts.

2 Direct Instruction

This website will help deliver direct information about Shakespeare and hi8s plays in order to give the students a base knowledge before reading Macbeth. 

3 Guided Practice

Give students time to explore website and agther information on shakespeare alone or with a partner to add to or buil;d on their mind map.

4 Independent Practice

Allow students to take knowledge iof topic and build into mind map anfything new that they have learned.

5 Wrap-Up

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Have students create a new mind map using a different mind mapping tool to present the information they have learned or gained on a topic.