Here is a selection of charts and organizers that you and your students will find helpful for many language activities. Many of them are used in the ESL Voices lesson plans.
The KWL chart is the easiest way to help students organize their thoughts about a new topic. It is useful for pre-reading, while-reading and post-reading activities. It may also be used with the other skills.
Pre-Reading Organizer Charts
Vocabulary Word Charts
These are great for teaching students new vocabulary, and the parts of speech.
Use these for student debates, or for organizing a topic.
Main Idea/Supporting Facts
MSU: Advanced KWL Chart
Education Oasis: Pair-Think and Share-The 5Ws and How-Cluster Web
Enchanted Learning: Color Vocabulary Chart-Star Chart
Freeology: Extensive Word Chart-Pros and Cons Chart
UIE: Brainstorming Chart
Very Novel.com: Brainstorming Chart