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Brainstorming Graphic Organizers Practice Exercises

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Brainstorming Graphic Organizers Practice Exercises

Practice Exercise

Imagine that you are considering joining a health club. Come up with at least five reasons why you should make the purchase. Use a concept map to organize your ideas.

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Answer

While there are many factors to consider, a possible map might look like:

Brainstorming with Graphic Organizers

Practice Exercise

Create a web for the following problem: Sandy wants to deposit $50 per month of disposable income in an investment account, but never seems to have the money. Causes of this problem are eating out at restaurants four times per week, not returning videos on time and paying late fees, and buying too many clothes. Brainstorm possible solutions for Sandy's problem using a web.

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Tip

Record all your ideas, no matter how outrageous or off-the-wall—focus on quantity, not quality. Let one idea give way to another idea.

Answer

Possible solutions:

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Practice Exercise

Michael is trying to figure out if he should ask for a raise. He's come up with three reasons for doing it: he needs more money for a growing family, he's taken on more work since a coworker left the company, and he hasn't had a raise in three years. Put each reason in one of the following circles, and then brainstorm how to translate Michael's reasons into a raise for him.

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Answer

Possible answers for the overlapping sections are:

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Practice Exercise

Imagine you're trying to decide which brand of new cell phone to buy. Make a chart with categories to compare and contrast between several different brands.

Answer

One possible set of compare/contrast categories for cell phones:

Practice Exercise

Your company has been selling its hammers to its distributors for $3 a piece. It costs $2.30 to manufacture each hammer. Your boss asks you for ways to decrease manufacturing costs in order to increase profits. Create a problem/ solution outline to represent this scenario.

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Answer

Problem/Solution Chart

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