VOCABULARYSTRATEGIESTrudy Crider, Lori Aldridge, Kenita Johnson, NaishaLyons
Vocabulary Terms explorer monarch colony wheel and axle expedition obstacle cooperation mutinyconquistador accomplishment adapt exploration navigation epidemic pulley inclined plane empire settlement lever screw
Vocabulary Journal Students will make a journal using the Frayer Model. They will have to define the word, use it in a sentence, identify base word (if applicable) and illustrate 10 words from the above vocabulary list. The students will then pick one word to present to the class.
Frayer Model Example The exploration of Searching for the the New World purpose of lasted hundreds of discovery years. Exploration explore
I Have/Who Has Each student will be provided one card. The information on the cards will include facts, definitions, or examples. The first person will read a fact and someone in the classroom with the correct answer card will have to respond. The student will then read the fact on their card. The game will continue until all the cards have been completed. This game can be played with the entire class for review.
I Have/Who Has Example I have Exploration.Who has a named used for Spanish Explorers? I have Conquistador. Who has a an excursion, journey, or voyage made for some specific purpose, as of war or exploration.
Matching Game The students will have to match the vocabulary words to a definition, picture, or example. Each group member will take turns flipping two cards. If they match the words correctly, they will receive an additional turn. If they do not get the correct match, the next person in the group will receive a turn. The person with the most cards at the end of the game is the winner.
Matching Game Example Wheel and adapt lever Axle to adjust broom or modify
Create a Short Story The students will have to choose 8 words from the vocabulary list. The students will then create a short story using the words in the correct context. They will be required to find pictures to go along with the vocabulary words. The students will then create a photo story. They will then present the photo story to the class.
Fill in the Blank On the Promethean board there will be a word bank with the appropriate vocabulary words. There will also be sentences that will be missing a word. The students will choose the correct word for the sentence provided.
Vocabulary Bingo Each student will be provided with a blank bingo card. They will use each word one time to complete the card with vocabulary words. The teacher will then read the definition, or example. The student who gets five places in a row first has to read the vocabulary and provided the definition.