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Some time during October, I teach the following two activities, which are then added to the "menu" of activities my students are allowed to choose from: These both mix logical thinking with creative thinking: Sausage Sentences with Illustrations Imp-Int-Exclam Sentences And right before our fourth quarter, I allow my eighth graders the right to work with partners and create new proposals vocabulary activities for all my students to use.
I choose 6 of their best ideasand I actually don't teach them; I simply post the eighth graders' examples and rubrics and invite all students to look them over. Exemplary Personified Vocabulary Exemplary Mr.
Cartoons Exemplary Vocabulary Haikus Teacher-made exemplar: Click here for my teacher-made exemplar. It comes with explanations for what it takes to earn full points with this writing activity. Click the image or here to visit our Ning page where teacher members can post their own students' samples.
Show your students what an EGOT looks like. Tier-2 Vocabulary-Inspired"Quick Poems" Instead of memorizing new words, I ask students to write thoughtful pieces of short writing inspired by new words they self-select from class reading.
They learn those new words while reviewing their writing skills. Research on acquiring new vocabulary shows that both teachers and students should be involved in the selection of words for study, and my weekly vocabulary routine definitely puts a big responsibility on my students to bring words they've encountered and written about every Friday.
I play my part, of course, by providing plenty of academic vocabulary a. I also serve as a model of someone with a pretty good vocabulary that isn't Language Arts-specific a. I call them "quick poems," and not only are they a high-quality to minute group writing task, they also build familiarity and usage skills with almost thirty tier-2 vocabulary words that--personally--I love using and--even more so--I love hearing my students use correctly during literature discussions, during writer's workshop response groups, and during Socratic Seminars.
Each of the 18 different poetry formats are based on tier-2 word that I want to hear my students use in class as we talk to each other. I created 18 poetry formats because, starting last year, I set aside a small amount of time every two weeks to learn new vocabulary word in this manner.
I call them "Quick-Poems" because I set the timer, and I don't want them to become a whole period of work. I want the introduction to the words and poetry format to be learned in less than ten minutes so that students can then have fifteen to twenty minutes to compose as a group.
The objective of each poem is not only to teach them a great word, but also have them practice using it by exploring different contexts in which the word would make sense using the support of their small group's combined ideas.
As the poem is written, the group cooperates and uses writing skills we have been working on in class, and each poetry format comes with plenty of obvious opportunities to review grammar and punctuation. In addition, these "quick poems" all: Come with a teacher model that I've written in such a way that you could call what I've written your own teacher model if you wish to.teresa e.
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SHS Student Wins National Award for Research Paper. Grant Bruner Wins Prize at National History Day in D.C. The awards acknowledge Academy members who deserve recognition of exemplary teaching skills, as well as individuals who have implemented outstanding educational programs and/or developed.