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Comprehension and Vocabulary Strategies. Discussion Web. This is a reading strategy which allows teachers to demonstrate that old adage which says ‘there are 2 sides to every question’. Focuses on all four facets of communication: reading, thinking, listening, and writing. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Comprehension and Vocabulary Strategies

  • Discussion Web

    This is a reading strategy which allows teachers to demonstrate that old adage which says there are 2 sides to every question.

    Focuses on all four facets of communication:reading, thinking, listening, and writing.

  • Sample Discussion WEBMachines now do most of the work.Workers received very low pay &could barely make a living.The Industrial revolutionprovided jobs for many peopleMass production work in a factoryespecially immigrants. YES NOdehumanized the worker whobecame a cog in a machine.More products were now affordable for the common man.Working conditions werenot safe and unhealthy.The cost of living dropped whichhelped working people.Workers had to work long hours withlittle time off.Labor saving devices become available and were used in Workers were no longer skilled & factories and homes.could not look forward to owning their own business.

    Did the Industrial revolution help working people???

  • Double-Entry Diaries

    This is a version of Two-column notes (a.k.a. Cornell notes). They are tailored for students to monitor their comprehension while reading.

  • Double-entry diary on BACTERIATextbook passage and pg #

    Pg 325- Heterotrophic bacteria are unable to make their own food so the feed on plant and animal matterPg 326- Autotrophic bacteria can make their own foodThis is important because

    These get rid of wastes.Eats other stuff (plants/animals) like me

    Makes own food like a plant

  • Vocabulary Four Square MapsDeveloped by Eeds and Cockrum in 1985.This is a very useful strategy for learning new vocabulary words. Especially words which are abstract and students may not have much schema for.There are several forms.

  • SwaggerSomeone who walkswith attitude.Thinks they are all that.

    AthleteQuiet kidCrashBrainy kidActors/models

  • Vocabulary Overview GuideThis is a graphic organizer which allows students to move away from memorizing dictionary definitions and move into vocabulary ownership.

    Using clues and tricks to learn the meanings of new words.

  • Haggard Clue: HagExplain: Someone who looks worn out Use: Lauries teacher looked haggard after all he did during class.

    Incredulously Clue: too incredibleExplain: you really cannot believe something Use: The parents were incredulous that Fudge could be that naughty.