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Vocabulary Instruction. “Teaching specific terms in a specific way is probably the strongest action a teacher can take to ensure that students have the academic background knowledge they need to understand the content they will encounter…” - Marzano , Building Academic Vocabulary.

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vocabulary instruction

Vocabulary Instruction

“Teaching specific terms in a specific way is probably the strongest action a teacher can take to ensure that students have the academic background knowledge they need to understand the content they will encounter…”

- Marzano, Building Academic Vocabulary

reading vocabulary non content target words
Reading Vocabulary: Non-Content “Target” Words

Which words?

  • Multi-syllabic
  • Unusual / different context
  • Affect comprehension

When?

  • Before you read
  • During reading

Limit the number!

panoramic

vestige

perpendicular

target words non content
“Target Words”: non-content

Before Reading:

  • Say the word - repeat
  • Contextualize
  • Give a student-friendly explanation

During Reading:

  • Stop
  • Repeat pronunciation
  • Review quick definition
academic vocabulary
Academic Vocabulary

“Dictionary (or even book) definitions are not an effective vehicle for learning word meanings.”

- Beck, et al, 2002

choosing vocabulary use a filter
Choosing Vocabulary:Use a Filter

Limit the

number!

  • Which words are critically important to the understanding of the subject?
  • Will the words generalize – be used in other times in history(or other) courses?
  • Are the words a part of our everyday world & need to be internalized?
teach vs familiarize
Teach vs. Familiarize

Teach:

Familiarize:

Ch. 3, Section 1: Desert Bloom – Caravan Cities, page 52

oasis noria tribe

qanat Frankincense Road pilgrimage

shaikh idol suq

nomad Lost City of Ubar Mecca

Are there any words that can be discussed, used, and revisited, but do not need to be memorized for life-long learning?

systematic instruction
Systematic Instruction
  • Step 1: Provide a description, explanation, or example
    • What do they already know?
    • Clarify misconceptions
  • Step 2:Have students restate meaning in own words
    • Initial understanding may be very simplistic
    • Allow students to check with partner
  • Step 3:Have students draw a picture, symbol, or graphic to represent the term
    • Model, model, model!
you try it
You Try It!

Practice using the Vocabulary Grid with these words:

migrate

priest

vocab notecards1
Vocab. Notecards

The Roman Empire at one time covered from Britain to Africa, and Spain to Syria. Wow

you try it1
You Try It!

Practice using the Vocabulary Notecard with one of these words:

province

merchant

systematic instruction cont
Systematic Instruction, cont.

often-skipped steps!

  • Step 4: Help students add to their knowledge of the terms
    • As they read
    • More discussions or activities that include the term
  • Step 5:Have students discuss the terms together
    • Share & explain their grids/notecards
    • quiz each other – (quiz, quiz, trade / with whiteboards)
  • Step 6:Periodically play games to review
    • Pictionary? , “What am I?”, etc.
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Let’s Talk about

a Few!

  • Quiz, Quiz, Trade
  • Class “Showdown”
  • Games (ie: Class Pictionary, $100,000 Pyramid, etc)
  • What do you do?