Instructional Practices and Strategies

Vocabulary

Frayer Model for Vocabulary for Multiple Words

Academic-word-list–Developed from analyses of college texts

WordList–1,000 of the Most Frequent Words in Texts from Grade 3 to 9

WordZones_4000-simple-word-families–Word zones and word families; includes most frequently used words

Many-uses-100-Most Frequent-Words–100 Most Frequent Words in Written English, Text Project, University of California

Unique Vocabulary Ideas:  Using QR Codes to Enforce Vocabulary, Word Walls in Secondary Classrooms

Explicit Vocabulary Instruction PPT — A simple guide for how to explicitly teach vocabulary in all content areas.

Vocabulary Instruction PowerPoint from Karen Sumner —

Vocabulary Self-Collection Literacy Strategy

Marzano’s Six Steps to Effective Vocabulary Instruction

Three Tiers of Vocabulary

Academic VocabularyAcademic Vocabulary Assessment Sample

Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy

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Resources for each Taxonomy Level:

  1. ¬†Remember–RBT Digital Remember, Details 2
  2. Understand– RBT Digital Understand, Bubble Map, Cause and Effect, Circle Map, Comparison, Concept Map, Concepts Philosophies, Cornell, Describing Events and Sequences, Frayer Model, I wonder I think, KWL Chart2, Process Cycle, Reasoning, Story Maps Tree Map Venn Diagram WDP Vocabulary Journal word map
  3. Apply– RBT Digital Apply, BDA Reading Organizer, Roles and Audiences
  4. Analyze–RBT Digital Analyze, Brace Map, Bridge Map, Flow Map,
  5. Evaluate–RBT Digital Evaluate, Evaluate_2
  6. Create– RBT Digital Create, Project Based Learning, Create_2

Bloom’s Menu of Student Choice Activity

Digital Bloom’s Taxonomy Resources–A comprehensive listing of many digital resources to use in the classroom aligned to Bloom’s Taxonomy.

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Standards Alignment and Demystifying Honors Standards, Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Increase Rigor Standard by Standard

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Literacy

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ELA Instructional Practices Checklist

What_is_Balanced_Literacy

A Toolbox of Reading Strategies Students Like

Close Reading Guide

Close Reading Lesson Grades 9-10 Example

Literacy in CTE Power Point, CTE Literacy Handbook

A B C Brainstorm

Anticipation Guide

Formative Assessment Techniques and Test Item Types Document

Creating Literacy Rich Classroom

Directed Reading/Thinking

Content Literacy Strategies from Louisiana

17 Simple Literacy Strategies for Every Content Area

Providing Feedback

Setting Objectives

GIST – Generating Interactions Between Schemata and Text

Symbols in Literacy

Pre-Reading Plan–PReP

Cubing as a Literacy Strategy

Jigsaw as a Literacy Strategy

Book_Clubs_vs._Guided_Reading

Literacy_Extension_Activities

Literacy Question Prompts and Scaffolding

 

Text Complexity and Text Selection

Typical_Lexile_levels_by_grade_

Text Selection Guide NCDPI

Digital Learning Resources

Digital Blooms Taxonomy Resources

HiddenWebtools2011v2

Shaping Tech for the Classroom