This product is one lesson out of 24 academic vocabulary lessons. The project is a technology-based project which utilizes web-based, user friendly presentation software. Lessons are highly interactive, motivating, and engaging; the lessons bring words to life, put terms in context, create opportunities to think-pair-share and use critical thinking skills, incorporates age-appropriate, interesting topics for students in high-risk groups who have great difficulty acquiring academic vocabulary. Majority of lessons also include video.
The presentation guide’s direct instruction in academic vocabulary. Presentation opens with four words: check for understanding. Instruction introduces word, part of speech, syllabication (clap out), and Spanish cognate. The instruction moves through word family, synonyms, definitions, visuals/video, and in class practice; many opportunities to use critical thinking skills as well as think-pair-share activities.
Use with Academic Vocabulary Organizer (same organizer used in presentation) for optimum student learning! Available in pdf file or “fillable” form (Word doc).
Also available are word sorts and support activities.
CCSS.ELA-literacy.L.5.4 (a,c); CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5 (c), and CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.6
CCSS.ELA-literacy.L.6.4 (a-d); CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.5 (b,c), and CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.6
CCSS.ELA-literacy.L.7.4 (a,c,d); CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.5 (b,c), and CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.6