Here is a collection of graphic organizers I have created to teach reading strategies for informational and opinion text to my students. They are designed to be used with any non-fiction text. Many of them may be used as a prewrite for a non-fiction writing assignment.
Text Feature Form
Effects and their Causes
Opinions and Supporting Facts
Venn Diagram for Similarities and Differences
Five Paragraph Essay Form
If your school is like mine, you may be restricted to using only so many copies. Many of these organizers may be drawn on notebook paper or into a reading notebook. When copied half-size they fit nicely into composition notebooks.