A teacher can use this to have students organize their thoughts before writing. I used this when we were researching important people for Black History Month. This helped students organize their thoughts before writing. Aligned to Comon Core State Standard: W.2.1
A Graphic Organizer for Writing
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.