Vocabulary Podcast Series Outline

 

1. Introduction to vocabulary
a. Importance of vocabulary
i. Impacts oral expression, written expression, & language comprehension in all
academic disciplines
b. Types of vocabulary/Tier System
i. Receptive vocabulary and expressive vocabulary
ii. Tier system requires incidental learning and direction instruction
2. Strategies to enhance vocabulary
a. Create a positive learning environment around vocabulary
b. Multiple meaning words
c. Word Wall
d. Word Sort
e. Word games

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http://www.superduperinc.com/handouts/pdf/182_VocabularyTiers.pdf
http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/activities-projects/think-hink-pinks30651.html
http://www.readingrockets.org/helping/target/vocabulary#do_kids