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50 Shades of. WORDS. KNOWLEDGE. Intentions. Meaning. CONTEXT. GREY. VOCABULARY. Adventures in vocabulary. Adventures in vocabulary. Seek. Experience. 2012 ABE Summer Institute Presenters: Sue Henkel Lynn Larson Diane Poquette Katie Wolverton -Maki. Explore. Welcome. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Adventures in Vocabulary

50 Shades ofVOCABULARYWORDSMeaningIntentionsCONTEXTGREYKNOWLEDGE50 ShadesI thought wed get your attention!1Adventures in vocabularySeekExperienceExplore

2012 ABE Summer Institute Presenters:Sue HenkelLynn LarsonDiane PoquetteKatie Wolverton-MakiAdventures in vocabularyWelcome. Share ideastry something newWords R Fun!2WelcomeIntroductions




3ObjectivesLead vocabulary instruction utilizing a variety of methods

Expand students vocabulary knowledge and word relationships

Create a vocabulary routine within your classroom1) Ways to introduce vocabulary- (olden days- guess from context clues). Explicit instruction: tell students the meaning and give them opportunities to use the words and develop word experiences and associations 2) So important to recognize these relationships: shades of meaning, word parts, word usage 3)Routine, routine, routine. (revolving door) Thats what well be doing todayWe may push you out of your comfort zone.4

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Diane- questions, suggestions, valuable resources, topic ideas for future workshops5

Dr. Robert Marzano

Dr. Janet AllenDr. Camille L. Z. Blachowicz

Dr. Kathy Ganske

Laurie Kagan & Dr. Spencer KaganDr. Mary E. CurtisExperts in Vocabulary Instruction6Explicit InstructionExplain what you will be doing and why you are doing itModel itProvide multiple opportunities for guided practice and feedbackProvide multiple opportunities for applicationRevisit & reflect often*Grab a pink cardform one large circleneed to see each other. ESL, Lit 1, 2, 3I havewho has whole group activity7According to Cook Counseling Center at Virginia TechK-1 Children know between 5,000 to 10,000 words (depending on the exposure to language and early literacy)By grade 6, that number has doubled to 20,000 to 30,000By grade 12, that number has doubled again to about 60, 000The average college sophomore knows about 120,000 wordsAs at-risk students get older, the gap gets bigger!8Tier 1-2-3 Words(Averil Coxhead, 2000)Group word sort9Make and Take Word Cube Vocabulary Ring

Flip BookGraphic Organizers

WordoTaboo Cards

Bang Word Chain

Lynn Word Cube (tier two words) reading speaking writing activity and Vocabulary Ring; Katie Flip book (adj/content specific) and graphic organizers; Diane Taboo Card (math words) and Wordo; Sue Bang and Word Chain (8 x 8 = 64 min)10Knowledge is gained largely through words!Explicit instructionStudent EngagementMultiple opportunitiesReflection & reviewRoutine, Routine, RoutineRead & Write Regularly

ABC card game if time11

Wordle.net12POWER of WORDSHeres the video clip13E-ResourcesEducationoasis.coKaganonline.comMathwire.com Ncsall.netQuizlet.com Readwritethink.comSparklebox.co.uk Superduperinc.comSuperTeacherWorksheets.comVisuwords.com Vocabulary.comVocabularyCoach.com Vuw.ac.nz

Edhelper.com CharacterFirst.com Myvocabulary.com Smarttech.com Teachertube.com Vocabsushi.com Vocabulary.co.il Vocabularya-z.com Wordia.com Wordle.net Wordsmith.org Wordthink.com2011201214Allen, J. (1999) Words, words, words: teaching vocabulary in grades 4-12. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers. www.janetallen.org Blachowicz, C. L. Best practices in vocabulary instruction. Scott Foresman Publishing. www.sfreading.com

Coxhead, A. (2000) "A new academic word list." TESOL Quarterly, 34(2), 213-238.

Curtis, M. E. and Longo, A. M. (May 1997) Reversing reading failure in young adults. Focus on Basics Connecting Research and Practice, Volume 1, Issue B. www.ncsall.net/?id=466

Ganske, J. (2000) Word journeys: assessment-guided phonics, spelling, and vocabulary instruction. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

Kagan, S. (1994) Cooperative Learning. SanClemente, CA: Kagan Publishing. www.KaganOnline.com

Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D. J. (2005). Building academic vocabulary for student achievement: Teachers manual. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. www.MarzanoResearch.com

15One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die. Evelyn Waugh

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