Presentation on theme: "Tier II Vocabulary:. What are we talking about? Tier 3 “Low frequency words- rarely seen in text” Tier 2 “High frequency words for mature language."— Presentation transcript:
Tier II Vocabulary:
What are we talking about? Tier 3 “Low frequency words- rarely seen in text” Tier 2 “High frequency words for mature language users” Tier 1 “The most basic words- common knowledge words”
Tier I Tier II Tier III
Target: Improve your ability to judge your own word knowledge Your should become proficient at answering questions such as: Do I know the meaning of this word? Does the meaning I know for this word fit the context? Do I know the meaning of this word well enough to keep reading with an adequate level of comprehension?
Tier II (2) Words should: Come from your text that fall into the tier two category Be words that occur frequently in many types of text Examples: hazardous, fugitive, ambitious Tier II (2)Words should not: Be every day words such as red, happy, sad Be content specific words such as geometry, photosynthesis, geography
Tier ITier IITier III Turn to this page… let’s practice
Time to Practice Categorize the following words into one of the three categories: Tier I, Tier II, or Tier III: BookEconomicsRun SheepishlyGirlRevolutionary War DogFortunateLinger Write the words under the headings on the blank table.
DateTitle/Author Thinking before, during, or after reading Vocab Words Starting TODAY- You will be marking your Tier II words on your pink page. In the coming weeks we will be using these words for our vocabulary study!
Indicator321 Word Identified Identified multiple Tier II words Identified some Tier I words; word identified were Tier I or III Identified few Tier II words; words identified are Tier I&/or III Elements Each Word had the part of speech, definition, example,& illustration Words were missing few of the elements(part of speech, example, etc.) Most words are missing the several elements Definitions Definitions were details and accurately matched the meaning and context clues in sentence. Definitions accurately matched the meaning and context clues in sentence. Most definitions accurately matched the meaning and context clues This will be used in the coming weeks to assess your independent vocabulary study