A Six-­‐ Step Process for Teaching New Vocabulary

A  Six-­‐ Step  Process  for  Teaching New  Vocabulary

 

  • Provide  a description, explanation,  or example  of  the new  term

 

  • Ask  students  to restate  the description, explanation,  or example  in  their own  words

 

  • Ask  students  to construct  a picture,  symbol,  or graphic representing  the term  or  phrase

 

  • Engage students  in activities that  help them  add  to  their knowledge  of  the terms  in  their notebooks

 

  • Periodically  ask students to  discuss the  terms  with one  another

 

  • Involve  students periodically in games that  allow them  to  play  with the  terms

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