This link will lead you to a KWL chart that can be used with mostly an type of text.
http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/graphic/kwl/

This is a Venn Diagram and can be used to compare any two things.
http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/graphic/venn2/

This is the five W's and the How chart. It can be used for figuring out different characteristics of a story.
http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/graphic/5wsmap.html