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Comprehension and Vocabulary Strategies. Discussion Web. This is a reading strategy which allows teachers to demonstrate that old adage which says ‘there are 2 sides to every question’. Focuses on all four facets of communication: reading, thinking, listening, and writing.

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discussion web
Discussion Web

This is a reading strategy which allows teachers to demonstrate that old adage which says ‘there are 2 sides to every question’.

Focuses on all four facets of communication:

reading, thinking, listening, and writing.

sample discussion web
Sample Discussion WEB

Machines now do most of the work. Workers received very low pay &

could barely make a living.

The Industrial revolution

provided jobs for many people Mass production work in a factory

especially immigrants. YES NO dehumanized the worker who

became a cog in a machine.

More products were now

affordable for the common man. Working conditions were

not safe and unhealthy.

The cost of living dropped which

helped working people. Workers had to work long hours with

little time off.

Labor saving devices become

available and were used in Workers were no longer skilled &

factories and homes. could not look forward to owning

their own business.

Did the Industrial revolution help working people???

double entry diaries
Double-Entry Diaries

This is a version of Two-column notes (a.k.a. Cornell notes). They are tailored for students to monitor their comprehension while reading.

double entry diary on bacteria
Double-entry diary on BACTERIA

Textbook passage and pg #

  • Pg 325- Heterotrophic bacteria are unable to make their own food so the feed on plant and animal matter
  • Pg 326- Autotrophic bacteria can make their own food

This is important because…

  • These get rid of wastes.
  • Eats other stuff (plants/animals) like me
  • Makes own food like a plant
vocabulary four square maps
Vocabulary Four Square Maps
  • Developed by Eeds and Cockrum in 1985.
  • This is a very useful strategy for learning new vocabulary words. Especially words which are abstract and students may not have much schema for.
  • There are several forms.
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Swagger Someone who walks

with attitude.

‘Thinks they are all

that.’

Athlete Quiet kid

Crash Brainy kid

Actors/models

vocabulary overview guide
Vocabulary Overview Guide

This is a graphic organizer which allows students to ‘move away’ from memorizing dictionary definitions and move into vocabulary ownership.

Using clues and tricks to learn the meanings of new words.

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Haggard

Clue: Hag

Explain: Someone who looks worn out

Use: Laurie’s teacher looked haggard after all

he did during class.

Incredulously

Clue: too incredible

Explain: you really cannot believe something

Use: The parents were incredulous that Fudge could be that naughty.

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