L.3.6

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

 


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.2.6 to see skills mastered prior to this.