Forums/Best Practices for Language-Literacy Services/Therapy

Graphic Organizer: process analysis

Sandie Barrie-Blackley
posted this on October 08, 2012 16:12

Process Analysis Graphic Organizer

Your purpose for writing is either to analyze why something happened in a specific sequence or describe how to do something.  Thinking about the sequence is the most important part of writing about processes.  Use the chart below to clarify your thinking about the sequence of steps in a process.

Title_____________________              Name_________________

Introduction

State the topic and purpose of the essay, or state the problem to be solved.

 

 

 

 

Step One

Describe the first step.

 

 

 

 

Analysis

Tell why the first step is important.

 

 

 

Step Two

Describe the second step.

 

 

 

 

Analysis

Tell why the second step is important.

 

 

 

Step Three

Describe the third step.

 

 

 

 

Analysis

Tell why the third step is important.

 

 

 

[Add more steps as needed]

 

Conclusion

Evaluate the process.  Answer the question, “So What?”