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Preparing your youngster cognitively to read - Weetings.com - Article ...

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The supreme aim of reading instruction is always to allow young children to know what they study, so reading instruction has to become about more than merely matching letters and appears — furthermore, it has to become about connecting words and...
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Teachers, Technology and the Common Core Transition: Hope ...

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Research suggests engagement is critical, as well as leveraging background knowledge to scaffold upward, and 21st century skills. After reporting out, participants engaged in a Think-Pair-Share to ...
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A Guide For Parents to Guided Reading Levels ...

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Vocabulary becomes higher-level, and in non- fiction, vocabulary becomes very challenging, requiring some background knowledge. Text layout and font may become more complex, and illustrations no longer give clear ...
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Reading and language growth: What it really takes - Washington Post (blog)

Reading and language growth: What it really takes - Washington Post (blog) | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it
Reading and language growth: What it really takesWashington Post (blog)CKLA has two distinct instructional components: a “skills” strand that teaches decoding; and a “listening and learning” strand that builds background knowledge and vocabulary,...
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Vocabulary in Language Teaching (Cambridge Language ...

A Handbook of Word a... What Research Has to Say About Reading Instruction. ... It provides the background knowledge necessary for practitioners to make informed choices about vocabulary teaching and testing.
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The Lesson Cloud: Vocabulary: Big Ideas in Beginning

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"Children come to school with meaningful differences in vocabulary knowledge. ... Explicit Vocabulary Instruction is necessary to help bridge the vocabulary knowledge gap for these students. ....
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Academic Vocabulary Games

Tennessee's Academic Vocabulary: Outstanding site for terms and phrases, how to teach them, and references for enhancing academic vocabulary instruction. 

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Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language

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This ESL listening Web site created by Randall Davis helps ESL/EFL students improve their listening comprehension skills through practice with self-grading quiz pages.
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Wordle Flashback ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

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VocabGrabber: Generate Vocabulary Lists from Digital Text ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

VocabGrabber: Generate Vocabulary Lists from Digital Text ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it

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Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

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Storyrobe: app to create stories

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Independent Reading Instructional Plan « Lisa Beach

Independent Reading Instructional Plan « Lisa Beach | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it
Students are given vocabulary instruction during teacher-directed lessons, but the majority of vocabulary is learned through reading (Moss & Young, 2010). Independent reading also helps enhance background knowledge by ...
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DIY Vocabulary

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You can tap into students' background knowledge by starting each new unit with a Possible Sentences handout. The instructions are simple. Pair up students and have them put their heads together to write a sentence (with ...
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Norm's Notes: Intro to Core Knowledge: E. D. Hirsch

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It is really a vocabulary test, and the bookish vocabulary that it tests is inherently related to standard academic disciplines; it does not normally ask questions involving the vocabulary of popular culture.
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Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement ...

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Marzano shows how a carefully structured combination of two approaches--sustained silent reading and instruction in subject-specific vocabulary terms--can help overcome the deficiencies in background knowledge that ...
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Text Complexity – Ideas from ASCD

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Vocabulary; Sentence Structure; Coherence; Organization; Background Knowledge. Rest assured, the authors also address teaching strategies: build skills; establish purpose; foster ...
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Learn with Me in Grade Three: Building Vocabulary

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Students work with a partner to learn the meaning of two or three words used in context based on background knowledge.Other activities might include making words, playing scattegories type game, or playing a charades ...
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Remove Limits to Learning with Systematic Vocabulary Instruction - McREL

Remove Limits to Learning with Systematic Vocabulary Instruction - McREL | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it
This booklet sets the stage for creating and implementing a systematic approach to vocabulary instruction and describes the positive outcomes you can expect when vocabulary becomes an essential part of classroom instruction.
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English Vocabulary Games with Pictures (Word-to-Picture / Picture-to-Word)

Quzzes and Games with Pictures for ESL Students...
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Snappy Words: Online Visual Dictionary ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

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Tag Galaxy ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

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Find Similar or Opposite words at WordHippo.com

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Find opposite or similar words at WordHippo.com.

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The sketchnote revolution

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