Presentation on theme: "Types of Vocabulary Listening Vocabulary Words children listen to and understand when used in oral language Speaking Vocabulary Words children listen to,"— Presentation transcript:
Types of Vocabulary Listening Vocabulary Words children listen to and understand when used in oral language Speaking Vocabulary Words children listen to, understand and use in their own oral language Reading Vocabulary Words children understand in spoken language, and can decode and comprehend independently in print
Types of Vocabulary Writing Vocabulary Words children can listen to, use in oral language, read and spell.
Instructing Vocabulary Listening Vocabulary Upgrading the classroom linguistic environment Rewarding picturesque vocabulary use Focusing on new vocabulary during Reading To sessions Speaking Vocabulary Word Outlaw Rewarding Picturesque Language Keeping synonym charts Modeling and rephrasing Vocabulary notebooks
Instructing Vocabulary Reading Vocabulary Daily vocabulary pre-instruction in reading and content area texts
The Great Barrier Reef Out in the Pacific Ocean, waves curl and break, crash and foam in a long line. The waves are striking a reef lying near the surface of the water. It is the Great Barrier Reef. It is the longest coral reef in the world. If it were placed beside the United States, it would stretch from Philadelphia to Miami. What is truly wonderful about a coral reef is the way it is made. The building begins with tiny animals called polyps. Polyps look like brightly colored flowers growing in an ocean garden. But they are a very simple form of animal life. Each little animal makes a coral cup around itself. The coral is hard like stone. The animal unfolds itself from the cup to feed. It folds into the cup for safety. When the animal dies, the hard cup remains. New polyps build their cups on top of the remaining cups. As more and more are added, the coral takes different shapes. In time, masses of coral form a reef.
Great Barrier Reef (continued) The reef is not safe from danger. Waves crash and beat at its edges. With each sweep of waves, bits of coral are carried away. Some kinds of fish feed on live polyps. When live polyps are killed, the reef breaks down. People also cause damage. They pollute the waters. They even tear pieces off of the beautiful coral. It has taken millions of years to build the Great Barrier Reef. Day by day, parts of it are destroyed. Day by day the building goes on.
Vocabulary Items To Be Taught surface sur/face stretch str/etch polypspol/yps unfoldsun/folds remainsre/main/s destroyedde/str/oy/ed
Instructing Vocabulary Reading Vocabulary (continued) Daily automaticity training Auditory Training Vocabulary rings or bags Writing Vocabulary Writing TO and With Children Teaching editing and proofreading skills Vocabulary notebooks
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