Teacher Toolbox
Learning Strategies - Problem Solving


Boxes & Sequencing
These forms help students to determine the sequence of events. The Processing Flow Chart and Sequencing Chart are both variations of the boxes & sequencing format.

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Sample Sequencing Chart
Sequencing Chart
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Trees are another visual representation for organizing the thought process. The Organizing Tree and Umbrella Chart are different variations of the tree format.

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Organizing Tree
PDF Version / Word Document
Sample of Organizing Tree Chart

After the student has mastered the concept of visual charts, have them make them from scratch.

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Umbrella Chart
PDF Version / Word Document
Sample of an Umbrella Chart