Vocabulary: Practicing

Jan 30, 2017

Janice Smith

In a follow up to last week’s Video of the Week, which focused on introducing vocabulary to students, this week we’re going to look at a variety of ways to have students practice vocabulary after it’s been introduced.  Both the day and week of introduction, as well as continuing to spiral throughout the year to […]

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Vocabulary: Planning & Introduction

Jan 25, 2017

Janice Smith

We’ve seen a lot of different vocabulary routines, but this one is perhaps one of our favorite.  Student led, working in small groups, the majority of the work is being done by the students and group leaders.  That said, you’ll need to pay close attention top pick up on exactly what they’re doing, as this […]

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Great One to Practice

Jul 7, 2014

Janice Smith

A little context for this week’s clip… Ms. Cirino is a 7th grade English teacher at Henderson Collegiate.  For as long as I’ve known her as a teacher she has integrated vocabulary chants as part of their weekly vocab routine.  Learn new words each week, earn their chants.  The chants are short, incorporate the definition […]

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