Students will demonstrate knowledge of word meanings.
a. Use context to determine which word is missing from a content area text. (close sentences) b. Use frequently occurring root words (e.g., like) and the words that result when affixes are added (e.g., liked, disliked, liking). c. Seek clarification and meaning support when unfamiliar words are encountered while reading or communicating.
Students will demonstrate understanding of word relationships and use.
a. Identify the meaning of simple similes (e.g., The man was as big as a tree.). b. Demonstrate understanding of words by identifying other words with similar and different meanings.
Students will use general academic and domain-specific words and phrases across contexts.
I will be successful when I can...
independently demonstrate the above learning intention 4 out of 5 opportunities with 80% accuracy.