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Solving Word Meanings: Engaging Strategies for Vocabulary Development

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Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 45-minute sessions plus extensions
Lesson Author

Scott Greenwood, Ed.D.

Scott Greenwood, Ed.D.

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Kevin Flanigan

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

A Prereading Strategy: Using the Vocabulary, Language, Prediction (VLP) Approach

Students learn content area vocabulary and increase reading comprehension using the Vocabulary, Language, Prediction (VLP) approach.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Picture This: Student Created Online Vocabulary Flashcards

Let the students be the vocabulary experts! Prior to whole class instruction, students create online flashcards and teach the class the new vocabulary.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Overlapping Vocabulary and Comprehension: Context Clues Complement Semantic Gradients

This teaching technique combines two strategies, context clues and semantic gradients, to help students make vocabulary-to-comprehension connections.

 

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