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  1. 1. Effective Strategies for Vocabulary Instruction<br />By Lindsay Spann, Jacyln Clark, Vivianne Creary, and Lascelia Dacres<br />
  2. 2. Vocabulary<br /><ul><li>All the words used known and used by a person (Wikipedia)
  3. 3. The set of words a person is familiar with in a language.
  4. 4. Usually grows and evolves with age
  5. 5. Useful tool in communicating and acquiring knowledge.</li></li></ul><li>Effective Practices of Vocabulary Instruction<br /><ul><li>Have students link terms with life experiences so that they are more likely to retain the meanings.
  6. 6. Have students paraphrase terms in their own words so they have a better understanding.
  7. 7. Allow students to come up with similes and metaphors</li></li></ul><li>Differentiation of Vocabulary<br /><ul><li>Create classrooms that maintain high student expectations
  8. 8. Use activities and products based on students’ readiness and interests.
  9. 9. Use “weapons of mass instruction”-a variety of research-based strategies for vocabulary-teaching arsenals.</li></li></ul><li>Differentiation of Vocabulary Continued…<br /><ul><li>Allow more examples and more time for guided practice and independent work
  10. 10. Allow multiple opportunities for students to encounter the term and use while communicating
  11. 11. Vary the intensity of the word</li></ul> -Ex: multiple meanings, different pronunciations, etc.<br />
  12. 12. Connections to ESOL and ESE Student<br /><ul><li>Connections with real-life situations
  13. 13. More time spent on teaching it in detail
  14. 14. Fewer terms
  15. 15. Group work, guided practice, and modeling
  16. 16. Morphemic analysis-allowing students to use prefixes and suffixes to come up with their own meanings</li></li></ul><li>Interview Strategies<br /><ul><li>Knowledge Rating Guide
  17. 17. VIS (Vocabulary Improvement Strategy)
  18. 18. Vocabulary Word Webs
  19. 19. Vocabulary word substitution</li></li></ul><li>Knowledge Rating Guide<br />1. Prepare a list of words you want students to learn. <br />2. Next to each word, draw three columns as shown.<br />
  20. 20. Knowledge Rating Continued<br />3. Have students check the columns that apply after modeling one word then working on one together.<br />4. Discuss each word after students are done filling out the chart. Find out which words were least recognized or defined.<br />5. Make predictions about further meanings of words and how they will be used in the text. <br />
  21. 21. VIS (Vocabulary Improvement Strategy) Chart<br />
  22. 22. Vocabulary Word Web<br />
  23. 23. Vocabulary Word SubstitutionExample: Instead of saying… When my dog died, I became sad. Say… When my dog died, I became heartbroken.<br />
  24. 24. Annotated Bibliography<br /><ul><li>Just Read Now: Vocabulary Strategies www.justeadnow.com/strategies/vocabulary.htm
  25. 25. Secondary Content Teacher Reading Strategies www.ops.org/reading/secondarystrat1.htm
  26. 26. Lowering the language barriers in middle and secondary school http://www.resourceroom.net/comprehension/lowerbarriers.asp.</li></ul> <br />

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