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  • Part E Vocabulary in Context

    Lesson 1 E: A Poet of the People

    Lesson 2 E:  The Iceman

    Lesson 3 E: 

    *New lessons are assigned every two weeks.

    Week 1:

    Word list-Fifteen vocabulary words are introduced and flashcards are created putting the definitions into their own words, drawing an image for quick recall, and basic root/prefix information if necessary jotted down. Due Tuesdays. Games are played using these.

    Four of five sections-A-D-reinforce the meaning of the fifteen vocabulary words. These sections give practice applying and/or contextualizing the information from the word list strengthening their understanding each step of the way.  Due Thursdays

    Week 2:

    The final section-E- asks students to close read a nonfiction passage which incorporates each of the fifteen words from the lesson. After the reading of the passage, students answer questions about it in complete sentences showing their understanding of not only the passage, but also the meaning of their words. Due Wednesdays. A study guide is provided and collected the day of the test-Fridays.


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