Spelling and Phonics
Where do we learn our words? What words do you teach? How can a student teachers claim struggles with comprehnsion give you every detail about triassic dinosaurs or tennis shoes? In this module we explore Academic Vocabulary.
Jazzed up for Vocabulary
Gallagher, M. A., & Anderson, B. E. (2016). Get All “Jazzed Up” for Vocabulary Instruction: Strategies That Engage. Reading Teacher70(3), 273–282. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1498
Disciplinary Literacy Development
Picot, C. J. (2017). Using Academic Word Lists to Support Disciplinary Literacy DevelopmentReading Teacher71(2), 215–220. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/trtr.1593
Flynt, E. S., & Brozo, W. G. (2008). Developing Academic Language: Got Words? Reading Teacher61(6), 500–502. https://doi-org.scsu.idm.oclc.org/10.1598/RT.61.6.9
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How does what you read in the class difer from the way you remember learning vocabulary?
Pick a few chapters from Handbook for Boys. Find academic vocabulary you can teach. Develop and share a plan
- Define academic vocabulary
- Identify and teach words through multiple repitions across multiple modalities
- Blog posts
- use of quoted analysis
- Lesson plans