Wordsalive Vocabulary Acquisition Model
This vocabulary acquisition model combines researched-based strategies into a student-friendly graphic organizer appropriate for vocabulary instruction in any content area and for learners in graders 5-9.Based on research indicating that when learning a new word, a student moves from associating a narrow meaning of the word to a broader comprehension of the word. The comprehension stage may involve finding generalizations, categories, antonyms and examples of the new word to acquire a real and personal understanding of a word.
- Wordsalive notes – teaching resources (PPT)
- Context for the words in simulation #3 – to accompany the culminating activity in the teaching resources presentation
- Blackline masters for student use (PPT)