L.2.6

Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).

 



VOCABULARY

  • Adjective
  • Adverbs
  • Antonym
  • Colloquialism
  • Conjunctions
  • Context
  • Definition
  • Etymology
  • Homonym
  • Idioms
  • Inflections
  • Lexical knowledge
  • Morphology
  • Multiple meanings
  • Nouns
  • Parts of speech
  • Phrase
  • Prefix
  • Pronouns
  • Root words
  • Suffix
  • Synonym
  • Syntax
  • Verbs
INTEGRATION IDEAS what's this
  • Alert students to difficult or potentially confusing language and vocabulary across different subjects. Pre-teach vocabulary when appropriate.
  • Discuss or prepare semantic web organizers for synonyms, antonyms, and alternate meanings throughout any lesson.
  • Use explanation or clarification regarding word meanings or meanings of phrases that may be new or difficult.
  • Model information seeking behavior(s) regarding meanings and definitions. Demonstrate using contexts and external sources to gain understanding.
  • Regularly discuss idioms and colloquialisms when they appear in text.
  • Create enthusiasm across the curriculum for the usage of new or difficult vocabulary.

QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION what's this
  • What are the unique characteristics of the students’ language(s) present in my classroom?
  • How can I regularly make linguistic connections for students learning English as a second language?
  • What are the difficult-to-understand words or phrases in this lesson? What can I do to clarify or explain before or during instruction?
  • How do I foster enthusiasm for words and personal expression?


LEARNING PROGRESSION

Go to L.1.6 to see skills mastered prior to this.

Go to L.3.6 to see the progression of related skills.