Games – The hamburger game
Games – The hamburger game
Reading is thinking.
It is vital that you know how to leave tracks of your thinking.
Use the follow symbols – either mark your text or use post it notes.
“It’s a miracle he survived,” said the doctor. “It was God’s will,” said Mrs Schicklgruber. “What will you call him?” “Adolf,” she replied.
I opened the door to our flat and you were standing there, cleaver raised. Somehow you’d found out about the photos. My jaw hit the floor.
OK. Should not have logged on to your email but suggest if going on marriedaffair.com don’t use our children’s names as password.
She smiled, he smiled back, it was lust at first sight, but then she discovered he was married, too bad it couldn’t go anywhere.
Debates, lectures, monologue, interview or panel discussion.
6 tips to consider for your audience:
While not explicitly ‘saying’ these words – they must be indicated in your speech.
What happens next?
Source: Making academic vocabulary stick.
Our students are vocabulary poor.
How often do we teach vocabulary?
How often do we assign vocabulary?
(we often assigned vocabulary, tested them at the end of the week – did they ever use it in their writing?)
Students lose time on tests, trying to decode words. Filling up their working memory.
Middle class students learn 5000 words per year, economically disadvantaged students up to 3000.
3 tiers of vocabulary:
Tier 1 – Students come to school with these words. Common daily use words. Not all students have the same words.
Tier 2 – Academic words used in most content areas, and in writing. They need to be explicitly taught.
Tier 3 – Content specific words. Usually defined in context, or in a glossary.
Students can learn 300 words per year though direct instruction – but will learn about 3000 words per year through academic conversation and reading.
60 words per subject per year. (300 words across the curriculum) Around 8-10 words per week.
How do kids learn vocabulary?
Tier 2 Words
Begin with ‘high frequency’ critical terms.
Long term memory – 5 systems:
Motor procedural – when you drive your car. Your car may automatically take you to school on Sat – this is an automatic routine!
Non-motor procedural – automatic memory process – this is where we want vocabulary!
Decoding while reading
Cognitive dissidence task – saying words, then saying the colour of the words. (example of automatic)
Stages of getting words into our memory:
Strategy 23 – In the bag
Critical thinking cheatsheet – this is brilliant!
…We found the approach to data that we needed in Paul Bambrick-Santoyo’s book Driven by Data
In summary – 7 steps to becoming a data driven school