Building Academic Vocabulary

Details

Learn how to implement a comprehensive vocabulary program. Build a system of excellence that ensures students can understand complex texts, engage deeply with content-area concepts and participate in academic discussions. This workshop will guide your school or system through every step of designing and implementing a customised program of direct vocabulary instruction.


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learn a process for creating a list of essential academic and content-specific terms and phrases to use in direct instruction in a range of curriculum areas
  • Create systems to assess and track students’ vocabulary knowledge over time
  • Learn a six-step process for effective vocabulary instruction
  • Gain practical suggestions for improving vocabulary instruction at all levels

Additional Information

SKU CONF2020EAJ
Session Session 2 - 11:00am - 12:45pm
Day Day 2
Topic Literacy

Learn how to implement a comprehensive vocabulary program. Build a system of excellence that ensures students can understand complex texts, engage deeply with content-area concepts and participate in academic discussions. This workshop will guide your school or system through every step of designing and implementing a customised program of direct vocabulary instruction.


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learn a process for creating a list of essential academic and content-specific terms and phrases to use in direct instruction in a range of curriculum areas
  • Create systems to assess and track students’ vocabulary knowledge over time
  • Learn a six-step process for effective vocabulary instruction
  • Gain practical suggestions for improving vocabulary instruction at all levels