words are common words, such as simple nouns, verbs, high frequency words, and sight words.
They are commonly found in school texts but not in general conversation.
Are typically uncommon, found rarely in school texts except in particular contexts, such as a discussion of a specific content-related topic.
a phrase used to refer to the interest in and awareness of words that should be part of vocabulary instruction.
this activity is appropriate for grades 3-12 and all subject areas. A student is given a copy of a nonfiction article on the topic you're teaching. In partners, students read the article and while reading they insert the following codes direction into the text.
The Interest method
students categorize previously introduced words or phrases into groups predetermined by the teacher.
__________ a story, article, play, or picture book about the topic to build students background knowledge.
During a lesson, key vocabulary is reviewed with a ___________ where relevant content vocabulary words are listed alphabetically, usually on a large poster, sheet of butcher paper, or pocket chart.
this activity helps EL students and others learn and/or review new content vocabulary through analogy.
To create a __________ based on the frequency of words in a text, create a template on Wordle.
These are the key words and terms associated with a particular topic being taught.
These include _________ that enable students to learn new vocabulary, primarily based upon English morphology.