KWL, an acronym for Know, Want-to-know, and Learned is an effective way to read with purpose. It should be noted here that KWL is easy to apply and can significantly improve your ability to learn efficiently and retain what you have learned. Instead of using pen and paper or costly tools, try using EdrawMax Online to create your KWL charts. This free KWL chart maker comes with an abundance of free features, like diagram elements, customization, export in HTML, Graphics, PDF, and other formats, and directly start your presentation from the dashboard itself. As the below KWL chart illustrates, it can also be used to engage students in a new topic, activate prior knowledge, shares unit objectives, and monitor students' learning.