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What is our content objective?
differentiate techniques for different WIDA levels
to identify the best strategies from the readings
to build students knowledge about content topics
how to build background and vocab strategies to help ELs access grade-level content texts
If teaching the American Revolutionary War, what is the best way to activate background knowledge?
Discuss other revolutionaries in their countries
Talk about muskets
Read the Declaration of Independence
What is schemata?
A spicy seasoning
A dance style
what a person's knowledge about the world
The teacher must build a _______ between previous lessons and concepts and the new material.
What are the three types of academic vocabulary groups?
experiences, schemata, slang
Translations, cognates, key vocabulary
BICS, CALP, acronyms
content, general, word parts
What is an example of content vocabulary?
General Academic: however, although, nevertheless
English syntax: intonation, fluency, prosody
Specific & Technical: soldering, electrolysis, hydraulics
Multiple Meanings: power, table, actions
What is the definition of general academic vocabulary?
Used in all academic disciplines. Have multiple meanings.
exponential power, electric power, legislative power
affixes, prefixes, suffixes
Redcoats, xylem, metaphor, x-axis
The type of vocabulary group shown in the picture is a part of
What is not considered a definition of academic vocabulary/academic English?
describe vocabulary and language use in US classrooms
the set of words, grammar, & organizational strategies used
includes the language of reading, writing, grammar, prosody
What is the definition of Tier One words?
simple nouns, verbs, high-frequency words, and sight words
word puns, sarcasm
multiple meaning words
Tier Two words are jokingly referred to what character?
Little Red Riding Hood Words
Hansel and Gretel Words
How do the authors say we should define TIER THREE words?
When reading, give a definition, examples, don't dwell
stop what you are doing and look it up in the dictionary
you should have front loaded all the words, tsk tsk