How to Use the Frayer Model in Your Classroom
Uses of the Frayer Model
The Frayer Model is useful for any child that benefits from a visual when learning new content. While any student can utilize this model, graphic organizers help support students like English Language Learners who may benefit from explicit examples and images to help them learn new English words. In addition, students with a limited vocabulary, lower reading skills, or special needs can also benefit from the visuals provided by the Frayer Model. Students can learn content-specific terminology to help them master lesson activities and complex vocabulary within your classroom.
The applications of the Frayer Model span content areas and are not only applicable to the English Language Arts classroom.
In math class, you can utilize Frayer Model not only for definitions “a triangle is…” but for equations like “the area of a triangle is….”
You can utilize the Frayer Model for important historical moments or