Enhance academic vocabulary one step at a time. This interactive poster is a great way to start discussions about thinking and learning. It is also a means to strengthen language-based learning skills.
Students will enjoy moving each star a step up the ladder as they complete the language tasks.The steps on the ladder each encourage a different level of language ability "read the word and say the word", "write it", "find out what it means", "talk about it and share what you know".
•Words to Explore Poster Colorful poster, prints on 2 8x10 sheets (laminating strongly suggested).
•Black and white reproducible for students Small (1 printer sheet) great for encouraging students to keep track of all the words they've learned.
•11 yellow stars with printed target vocabulary words include: "describe", "predict", "persuade", "strategy", "goal", "paragraph", "compare & contrast", "discuss", "evidence", "detail", and "example"
•Blank stars template to add your own words.
•Word Explorer's Checklist helps students self monitor learning and encourages independent word study.
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