Engaging vocabulary research based teaching and learning strategy!
(Including interactive journal activity, vocabulary chain, anchor charts, and graphic organizers for elementary, middle, and high school students)
What is KWSD and why you should use it as a teaching strategy?
KWSD is a deeper in-depth research-based teaching and learning strategy similar to the KWL strategy. This approach helps students connect and define vivid vocabulary words.
K = Word I Know
W = Word to learn
S = Similarities between the words
D = Differences between the words
CCSS & LAFS Aligned
These materials help students to grasp a deeper and critical understanding of vocabulary connection and development based on research.
Table of Contents:
-KWSD Colored Anchor/Word Wall Chart Headings (rainbow and blue background, full size and half sheet sizes) KWSD Vocabulary Map(s), K –Word I Know, W-Word to learn, S-Similarities, & D-Differences
-Interactive Journal Activity (sample included)
-Caught ‘Ya Using Vivid Vocabulary Cards (reward ticket system)
-Make Vocabulary Chain Link (sample included)
-Grades K-6 Graphic Organizers (KWSD Vocabulary Maps, full & half sizes, samples included) Students are to write the word they know, word to learn, similarities between the words, differences between the words, draw a picture, write a strong sentence, create main idea hashtags about the vocabulary word(s), & quote.
-Grades 6-12 Graphic Organizers (iWord, iVocabualry, & Make Your Vocabulary go Viral) These organizers help students make text & real-life connections while incorporating fun strategies like creating hashtags for the vocabulary words.