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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Common Core Connections: Unpacking Academic Vocabulary

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Common Core Connections: Unpacking Academic Vocabulary | Common Core | Scoop.it

"Are you wondering where to begin to adopt the Common Core Vocabulary Standards? While there are many specific vocabulary standards clearly listed in the K-12 Language strand, it's helpful and important to look at Academic Vocabulary from the big picture view known as Shift 6. Let's unpack it."

In this post Susan Oxnevad looks at the three tiers of vocabulary and discusses the need to target instruction on Tier 2 and Tier 3 words. There is a short video that provides an introducation to Academic Vocabulary as well as a look at some tools that woulr provide help for students learning Tier 2 words. Many great resources are provided.


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Carla Kessler's curator insight, August 22, 2015 11:33 PM

When you are reading non-fiction in groups, here are some tools to help your students unpack Tier 2 and 3 words as they discuss their understanding and choose strategies to improve comprehension. 

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How to Teach the Common Core Vocabulary Standards | Pennington Publishing Blog

How to Teach the Common Core Vocabulary Standards | Pennington Publishing Blog | Common Core | Scoop.it
What most teachers notice after careful reading of the Common Core Vocabulary Standards is the expected breadth, complexity, and depth of instruction.

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Amy Martell's curator insight, December 14, 2012 9:54 AM

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English Language Arts divides vocabulary development among a variety of instructional strands across the grade levels. For example, the Reading Strand in both Literature and Informational Text includes the same Standard

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Up-Close Reading: Tackling Complex Text | Scholastic.com

Up-Close Reading: Tackling Complex Text | Scholastic.com | Common Core | Scoop.it
Are your students ready to attack complex text and break it down for absolute understanding? They will be well on their way with these strategies!

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Patrice Bucci's curator insight, June 9, 2013 5:34 PM

just get Doug Fishers books... Text Complexity and Checking For Understanding...teaches you all you need to know...

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3 Simple Tools to Support the CCSS Academic Vocabulary Shift

3 Simple Tools to Support the CCSS Academic Vocabulary Shift | Common Core | Scoop.it
The Common Core identifies six instructional shifts needed to effectively implement the standards in ELA/Literacy. Shift 6 suggests an instructional change in
the teaching of Academic Vocabulary.

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Common Core does not tell how to teach, and that makes some angry?

Common Core does not tell how to teach, and that makes some angry? | Common Core | Scoop.it

"Say what you will about the Common Core authors, but for better or for worse, they were out to get things done, not get into debates, including the traditional debates over phonics.

 

 


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