Dump in all of the words you want to teach into the box and give this list a name; then the website generates user-friendly definitions.
Once you click on “Edit,” you can “Browse Example Sentences” and select the ones you want to include.
Academic Vocabulary refers to words that are traditionally used in academic dialogue and text.
These types of words are used to explain a concept; they are not necessarily common or frequently encountered in informal conversation.
To create your first Assignment, select Assignments from your navigation bar.
Here is a brief overview of Assignments: Can my students complete their assignments on an i Pad? Please note that some activities are not available on the app and must be completed through a browser on the device.
Use each vocabulary word in a complete sentence of at least 10 words.
Remember to include enough context clues to prove that you understand the meaning and correct usage of the word. It was truly awesome when the dinosaur at the museum came to life.6.
Elicit background knowledge, create conversation and connections, and display or point out the words so that students will recognize them.
Teach words that have multiple meanings and apply to other content areas, and engage students in analyzing words to determine meanings (root words, affixes, etc).