Word Explosions industrial • What does it do? erosion • Introduces new vocabulary; • Develops vocabulary relevant to the theme/topic of the key word; • Revises and embeds key grammar understanding; diode • Develops and consolidates understanding of concepts philosophy and topics – good for revision as well as new content. Relevant to… • Any subject that uses words. Particularly relevant to… • Subjects that use subject-specific vocabulary; adrenalin ghostly • Subjects that use words for expression/to create meaning (English, Media, Drama). What does it mean? Word class/function? Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Other words in this class: Picture: Where have you heard it? When would you use it? industrial Starting sound: Rhymes with: Links to other languages? Syllables: Use it in a sentence: ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ What does it mean? Lots of industry, machines, factories, smoke and stuff being produced but not by humans. Word class/function? Adjective Other words in this class: Smoky, noisy, metallic Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Pastoral, hand-made Picture: Where have you heard it? Industrial revolution – History lessons Industry professional – television Industrialised nations – Geography lessons When would you use it? History and Geography lessons, talking about certain materials in DT, when talking about the gothic in English industrial Starting sound: ‘i’ – short ‘i’ sound like chips Syllables: 4 Rhymes with: Links to other languages? FR: industralisé SP: same word! Turkish: sanayie ait, sinai, endüstriyel Use it in a sentence: Many people moved from pastoral areas of England to the smoky, noisy and overcrowded cities during the Industrial Revolution to work in factories with heavy machinery. What does it mean? Literal Meaning Medium ability EAL-helpful Word class/function? Other words in this class: Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): EAL, MA Grammar revision ‘Themed’ vocabulary builder Where have you heard it? Literal AND figurative meaning Context embedding Higher ability When would you use it? Literal AND figurative meaning HA, CE industrial Starting sound: Syllables: LM, MA, EAL, TVB, GR Picture: Literal AND figurative meaning Medium and High Ability EAL Creative stimulus Rhymes with: All low ability, phonics and low literacy strategies Links to other languages? EAL, MFL links High ability Use it in a sentence: CE, TVB, Literal AND figurative meaning, SPAG checker, Lead into extended task Word Explosions Grouping and Differentiation: Why is it so great? 1. Differentiated groupings using colour • Self-differentiating; coded boxes to differentiate according • Highly compatible with student-lead group work; to cognitive or language ability; • Simple activity that ‘explodes’ outwards to 2. High and medium ability groupings to developed and sophisticated understanding (if used extend each other in blue/red boxes correctly); with lower ability groups supported by • Leads onto extended activities that showboxes; clear TA focusing on green/blue linking in lesson sequences. 3. Group according to ability: more challenging words for more able groups. Extended Activity Options • Creative writing tasks using the key word and other words and ideas that have been generated; • Essay writing tasks using specific terminology and academic language correctly; • Drama and role play explaining concepts (historical, scientific etc.) using consolidated understanding of key words; • Artistic interpretations of the ideas and meaning communicated in key words; • Posters and display items explaining key terms, contextually embedded.