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Strategy #3: Creating graphic organizers

It may help some students to visualize their work with vocabulary and context clues. A graphic organizer, like a context clues chart, can help them conceptualize and organize their ideas. Here's an example of how one might be used. In this screen, the student has marked the unknown word and the context clues.

blue=context clues   red=unknown word

The Rise of Multicultural Psychology
As we have seen, the field of psychology has traditionally been a White-male dominated field in theory, research, and practice. Members of minority groups, such as African Americans, women, and the LGB community, have traditionally been left out or viewed as inferior. The same can be said for other diverse groups, such as people with disabilities and those of [other] religious backgrounds. The broader climate of social change, which addressed the issues of the underrepresented, oppressed, and disadvantaged groups during the 1950's, 1960's, and 1970's (e.g. the civil rights movement, the War on Poverty) also affected the field of psychology. Over time, psychology and psychologists have been pushed to become more inclusive (p. 27).

Passage from Mio, J. S., Barker-Hacket, L., Tumambig, J. (2005). Multicultural psychology. St Louis, MO: McGraw-Hill.

 The following screen shows how the student has organized that information visually.