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What's in a Word? On Vocabulary Instruction

What's in a Word? On Vocabulary Instruction | Common Core ELA | Scoop.it
What’s In a Word? On Vocabulary Instruction by Kathleen Stern As a middle school reading teacher, I constantly find myself thinking, “If my students knew the meaning of more words, they would be be...
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Concrete examples for middle school teachers.

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Doing it Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

Doing it Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary | Common Core ELA | Scoop.it
Every Monday, my seventh grade English teacher would have us copy a list of 25 words she'd written on the board. We'd then look up the dictionary definitions and copy those down.

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It doesn't have to be drill and kill!

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Karen Larson's curator insight, September 11, 2013 10:11 PM

Great suggestions for teaching vocabulary in all curriculum areas.

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11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary

11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary | Common Core ELA | Scoop.it

Teaching vocabulary within the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is an essential component of standards-based curriculum alignment. Making the critical words second nature to our students will  enhance achievement on assessments and will be useful in college and career.

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More hands on tips for helping students remember Tier Two and Three vocabulary.

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