“Vocabulary knowledge is one of the most reliable predictors of academic success.” (Daily Academic Vocabulary, page 4) Knowing academic vocabulary is essential for students to understand concepts across content areas; it is also a focus of the Common Core State Standards. 324 more words
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Yes and No. Teaching key words before introducing a new passage has always been the way teachers have taught new words.
Considering your class age and abilities it is best to begin with this plan and gauge your classes experience and level. 88 more words
This week we’re working on months with 3rd and 4th grade.
We started out by putting the month cards in the right order. with 4th grade I used half of the memory set, and for 3rd grade I printed an extra set of a4 month flashcards (after the lesson the girls took those to colour). 781 more words
Today we started our class by counting by fours with 4th grade. We actually had to watch the video twice, because it’s really hard to get all your numbers right without practice – although we can all multiply by four in Russian, in English the numbers don’t come automatically. 318 more words