Academic Vocabulary Development Curriculum and Instruction
Academic Vocabulary Development
Curriculum and Instruction
Close Reading and Essay Writing Vocabulary
for Grades 6-12
with Technology Integration when Available
This curriculum is designed to incorporate vocabulary development into your instruction easily and for use with many different standards, goals and objectives in your school district. There are several different lessons that vary from independent and small group work to full class discussion. While this curriculum features close reading and essay writing academic vocabulary words, you can easily use the vocabulary lessons incorporated into this curriculum on any group of words you are trying to teach to adolescents and teens.
*List of Academic Words Students need to close read and write expository text
*5 Complete lessons using the academic vocabulary words listed
*2 practice sheets with answers
*Hyperlink to video to use for teaching
If you’re looking for a great way to integrate vocabulary into teaching expository text, this is it. Students will better understand reading and writing text, and locating textual evidence to make their learning real to them.
Argumentative Essay — Complete Curriculum
Complete plan and implementation (curriculum) for the teaching of Argumentative Essays to students in grades 5-9. The objectives are taken straight from the Common Core State Standards, and this plan is written to directly address the objectives stated
Argumentative Essay Writing Vocabulary – Classroom Ready
Included in this classroom ready presentation is the most used academic vocabulary for argumentative essay writing.
Sentence Structure Types Lesson Plan
A complete lesson (mini-unit), which includes how to teach simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentence structures. Teaching the types of sentences can be difficult but this lesson simplifies and scaffolds the approach to a more manageable lesson by incorporating a real world assignment. Designed for grades 7-9, you could easily adapt to include 5th and 6th graders.
Common core standards covered: L.7.1, L.7.2 and W.7.1
3 +/- hours of classroom lessons