Vocabulary Strategies - Learning Tasks
This graphic organizer helps students to learn new vocabulary by not only defining the term in their own words, but contextualizing it through authentic examples and visual representation. CLASSROOM INTEGRATION: the Gallery WalkPREP: Identify and list the essential vocabulary for the unit. Working in groups of 3-4 student, assign each team ONE term.MINI LESSON: Introduce the Frayer Model by modeling the strategy. Establish expectations for student learning product using a rubric or checklist.GROUP WORK: Facilitate student learning by conferencing with each group and using probing questions to help students think through their reasoning.STATUS of THE CLASS: Assign one student in the group as the 'presenter'. The other team members will circulate the room to other groups to learn about their term. Use a 2 minute timer to keep the activity on pace.
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