Use this Graphic Organizer to help students understand the differences between terms and their different meanings in different subject areas.
For instance, the word "line" has a dictionary definition/common usage of "a long mark made with a writing utensil." However, in drama, a line has to do with dialogue and in sports it is related to the way a baseball travels.
Students can uncover these different meanings and begin their journey toward subject-specific literacy by using this chart.
Works with any subject area.