Engagement, Engagement, Engagement!
This brain-based Vocabulary lesson plan will involve your students throughout the entire lesson! Each step promotes the first element of Brain-based learning…exposure to the new concept.
The lesson entails:
Common Core alignment
Conversation starters to help your learners link their ideas and thoughts to their own related memories
Text analysis practice
“Chunking” learning via journal entries
The use of a modified Frayer model to help students see relationships and connections; and can also be used as a quick assessment of students’ understanding
Memory support through drawing