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WordSift - Visualize Text

WordSift helps anyone easily sift through texts -- just cut and paste any text into WordSift and you can engage in a verbal quick-capture! The program helps to quickly identify important words that appear in the text. This function is widely available in various Tag Cloud programs on the web, but we have added the ability to mark and sort different lists of words important to educators.


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WordSift - Visualize Text

WordSift helps anyone easily sift through texts -- just cut and paste any text into WordSift and you can engage in a verbal quick-capture! The program helps to quickly identify important words that appear in the text. This function is widely available in various Tag Cloud programs on the web, but we have added the ability to mark and sort different lists of words important to educators.


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SERP | Word Generation

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Word Generation - The program is strategically designed to create a coherent school-wide effort that gives students the sustained exposure to academic language they need for success in school—even while demanding relatively little (15 minutes, once a week) from any single subject area teacher.


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Redefine the dictionary - wordia

Redefine the dictionary - wordia | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it

Free online dictionary with video examples from comedians, celebrities, sports-stars - and you! Your life, your words, your dictionary.


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Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary and thesaurus

Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary and thesaurus | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it
Look up words in the Visuwords online graphical dictionary and thesaurus to find
their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn
how words associate.

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Wording - bab.la

Wording - bab.la | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it

This is a great site to help you with sentence structure. Just type in the beginning of the sentence and it will offer you options for the next word in the sentence.


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Building Background Knowledge | NY Essay

Building Background Knowledge | NY Essay | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it
BUILDING BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE CHAPTER 4: Characteristics of Effective Direct Vocabulary Instruction Characteristic 1: Effective vocabulary.
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Study Skills- Metacognitive Strategy Instruction » Rocky View School ...

Study Skills- Metacognitive Strategy Instruction » Rocky View School ... | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it
Illustrate your strategy use through a reading task with “unknown” vocabulary words. Teach the ... Give instruction on how to use these strategies. ... While learning, consider and revise background knowledge about the topic.
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Should vocabulary be taught through direct instruction? Why or why ...

Should vocabulary be taught through direct instruction? Why or why ... | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it
If you introduce a word and its meaning with no background support to create a schema or a knowledge concept of it you will only succeed at having the student store the word momentarily in his short term memory with no ...
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Digital Collaboration Series… Linoit… No Student Log In…Plus 50 Integration Ideas

Digital Collaboration Series… Linoit… No Student Log In…Plus 50 Integration Ideas | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it

Linoit is a digital online tool that can serve educators and students in multiple ways. Imagine an electronic classroom display board. One that could leave the classroom and be visible on any computer screen anywhere.


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CRMSLiteracy - Vocabulary Instruction in the Classroom

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Evocabulary strategies, online resources, templates and lesson planning tools, etc.


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VocabSushi: The better way to build your vocabulary | Contextual Examples From the Daily News

VocabSushi: The better way to build your vocabulary | Contextual Examples From the Daily News | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it

VocabSushi is the premier Website for anyone looking to learn vocabulary and have fun doing it. It is ideal for students studying for standardized tests, and is also perfect for anyone looking to expand his or her vocabulary to communicate more precisely.


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SERP | Word Generation

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Word Generation - The program is strategically designed to create a coherent school-wide effort that gives students the sustained exposure to academic language they need for success in school—even while demanding relatively little (15 minutes, once a week) from any single subject area teacher.


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Homepage | Freerice.com

Homepage | Freerice.com | Vocabulary Instruction | Scoop.it

Free Rice - Gives quiz questions where every correct answer donates 20 grains of rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.


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Words and phrases: frequency, genres, collocates, concordances, synonyms, and WordNet

You can now input an entire text -- maybe a newspaper article that you've copied from a website, or something you've written -- and it will then give you detailed information about the words and phrases in the text. There's now no need to copy and paste individual words and phrases into the regular COCA interface -- just work seamlessly from your original text.


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Teaching Reading the Write Way: Vocabulary Instruction: Wide ...

This often happens when teachers introduce new vocabulary before reading so that students can fit new words into their background knowledge. Direct vocabulary instruction also includes the use of semantic feature analysis ...
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Response: More Ways to Help Our Students Become Better ...

Instructional Reading: Teach students to comprehend and think deeply about instructional materials to enlarge their vocabulary, enlarge their prior knowledge, and develop understandings of complex concepts such as human ...
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Knowledge of Academic Vocabulary and Structures in Relation to ...

It was found that the low- and the mid-achievers both viewed their lack of exposure to vocabulary prior to their graduate studies as a major cause of their academic reading, and both admitted that their knowledge about academic ...
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