Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary is a proud to offer our students Thinking Maps and Write From the Beginning.
Through the use Thinking Maps, students are better able to create visual patterns that represent their thinking. There are 8 maps that the students can use individually or in combinations to represent their learning.
Map Type of Thinking
Circle Map Define
Bubble Map Describe
Tree Map Classify or Sort
Double Bubble Compare and Contrast
Flow Map Sequence
Multi-Flow Map Cause and Effect
Bridge Map Analogies and Relationships
Brace Map Part to Whole
Write From the Beginning
Students at HSE will also be applying Thinking Maps through the use of Write From the Beginning. This assists students in writing focused and organized pieces of writing. Write from the Beginning provides teachers with a clear way to differentiate instruction along with having clear expectations for each grade level.