This vocabulary unit covers five class periods and includes:
--List of 18 vocabulary words from popular Disney songs, along with lyric excerpts and definitions
--Context clues Packet A: Determine meaning by searching for synonyms and antonyms
--Context Clues Packet B: Determine meaning by making inferences based on context clues
--Review Packet C: Organize words into "Know, Sort of Know, Don't Know" columns. Draw pictures representing the words' meanings in the context of their movie.
--Cut outs for a class vocabulary skit activity
--Detailed teacher's notes on how to divide this unit into five class periods
--Final assessment with multiple choice, fill in the blank, sentence creation, and matching questions. Test covers both context clues and vocabulary word meanings.
--Answer sheet for test
29 pages total--A GREAT value.
*Studies show that a contextual approach to instruction produces greater vocabulary gains.
*Unit employs the strategies of gradual release of responsibility and scaffolding.
*Students will love learning words from their favorite Disney movies and will learn them quickly and effectively. Just expect to hear lots of singing in the days to come! :)