Just in time for St. Patrick's Day! Bring in the Charms cereal or use the pictures in the worksheet to compare and contrast the charms. Students have fun sorting and organizing them based on features!
Semantic Feature Analysis is an evidence-based intervention. See the articlues supporting it:
Anders, P. L., &Bos, C. S. (1986). Semantic feature analysis: An interactive strategy for vocabulary development text comprehension. Journal of Reading, 29, 610-617.
Billmeyer, Rachel. (2003). Strategies to Engage the Mind of the Learner: Building Strategic Learners. Dayspring Printing: Omaha, NE: Dayspring Printing.
Johnson, D. D. &Pearson, P. D. (1984). Teaching reading vocabulary. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Have fun communicating!