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Welcome to Math Vocabulary Strategies EQ: How does building academic vocabulary increase student achievement? CCSD Elementary Math Coaches, July 2010
Ice Breaker… “Mystery Words” • Teachers will find a partner and place their Vocabulary Sticker on their partner’s back, making sure not to allow the partner to see the word. • The partners will then ask each other questions in an attempt to guess which word they have on their back.
Strategies That Most Impact Achievement ~ Marzano
How does building academic vocabulary increase student achievement? The more terms a person knows about a given subject, the easier it is to understand - and learn - new information related to that subject. ~ Robert Marzano
Vocabulary ACQUISITION Strategies • Is / Is Not polygon… Is Is Not
Vocabulary ACQUISITION Strategies • Sign Language & Kinesthetic Representations • Website for the Texas School for the Deaf www.tsdvideo.org • Google “Math Sign Language”
VVWA (Verbal & Visual Word Association) Term Visual Representation humidity Personal Association Definition a degree of wetness especially of the atmosphere Vocabulary ACQUISITION Strategies
Vocabulary REVIEW Strategies • Small Group Stations • Charades • Hot Seat • Mind Reader • Concept Circles* • Two-Dice Challenge
Concept Circles Which word does not belong? Rectangle Hexagon Cone Trapezoid Why? ___________________________________________________ MRESA Best Practices
Vocabulary REVIEW Strategies • Whole Group Word Wall Activities • OOPS! • Family Feud • $10,000 Pyramid • Pictionary
Summarizing How does building academic vocabulary increase student achievement? Turn to a partner and work together to answer the Essential Question: