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Vocabulary Acquisition through Content Texts

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This unit is a sample of how reading and content areas can be linked. In this unit, students will build vocabulary related to community. Students will:

  • articulate and/or unlock meaning through use of synonyms.
  • apply new vocabulary in oral and/or written language to enhance meaning.
  • use relevant content-specific vocabulary.


Essential Questions

  • Why learn new words?
  • What strategies and resources do I use to figure out unknown vocabulary?
  • How do strategic readers create meaning from informational and literary text?


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Nancy

Nancy

I liked the Frayer Model graphic organizer that was included in the "Introduction to Vocabulary lesson about Communities."

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theresa

theresa

Although this gives you an outline of the unit and a pretest, there is no information for lessons.

Posted more than 90 days ago
SHANNON

SHANNON

I would love to see the accommodations made via videos for this unit.

Posted more than a year ago
Susan

Susan

I wish there were more resources and videos.

Posted more than a year ago
Oroma

Oroma

Is there a lesson plan to go with this unit?

Posted more than a year ago
Heidi

Heidi

me too!!

Posted more than a year ago
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