Grades K-1

Report
Common Core State Standards
ELA
Nancy Fetzer Vocabulary Strategies
Module #1
January, 2013
Dr. Elizabeth J. Marrufo
Department of Elementary Instruction
CCSS – Emphasis on Vocabulary
•
Vocabulary
• --Acquiring Vocabulary
•
•
•
•
•
•
--Three Tiers of Words
1. Tier One Words – everyday words
2. Tier Two Words –
--academic words
--robust vocabulary
3. Tier Three Words – domain specific words
Reference Appendix A, p. 32
Nancy Fetzer
Vocabulary Strategy K-1
Word Masters to
Movie Scripts
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Instructional



Time
10 minutes vocabulary instruction per day
Replace current “Amazing Words” instructional time
Carve out the time from the literacy block
• Robust
3-4
Vocabulary Words
Tier II words every two weeks
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Choosing
a Read Aloud

Reading Street read alouds
Choose 3 read alouds from each unit (follow pacing
guide)
Spend 2 weeks on each read aloud

Choosing 3-4 Robust Vocabulary Words


Reading
Street Amazing Words
Select 3-4 words that students will learn to
MASTERY!
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Word



1.
2.
3.
4.
Masters
Week 1: Monday-Tuesday
Fetzer Workbook, Grades K-1 Page 19
Explicitly Teach each Robust Vocabulary WordProvide student-friendly definition
Provide Total Physical Response (TPR)
Provide a simple drawing
Students practice saying/doing TPR for all words
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Creating








a Movie Script
Week 1: Wednesday-Friday
Fetzer Workbook Grades K-1: Pages 20-27
Teams create a movie script using the 3-4 Words
“Movie Script: Homework Page” (Page 27)
Teacher-Created Movie Script ActivityDraw Beginning – Middle – End (BME)
Add vocabulary words or labels (optional)
Students retell & act out numerous times
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Vocabulary




1.
2.
Anchor Chart
Week 1/2: Friday or Monday
Fetzer Workbook Grades K-1: Pages 20-27
Vocabulary Anchor Charts – DO NOT Add to Existing
Word Walls
Classroom Vocabulary Resource ActivitySeparate anchor charts: (nouns – verbs – adjectives)
Resource for student use during oral language and
writing
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Practicing




1.
2.
3.
the Movie Script
Week 2: Monday – Wednesday
Fetzer Workbook Grades K-1: Pages 20-27
Practice 4-6 Times During the Day (“Line-Ups”)
Vocabulary Practice in Context Activity
Students retell & act out the movie script
Wording will change and be fluid
Robust Vocabulary is practiced in context of a story
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Homework



1.
2.
3.
Week 2: Wednesday- Thursday
For Vocabulary Practice - Not for a Grade
Vocabulary Practice in Context ActivityRetelling Movie Script to a parent
Parent listens for/checks off 3-4 words
Writing Movie Script: Optional
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Movie



1.
2.
Script Collection
Week 2: Thursday - Friday
Review Past Robust Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice in Context ActivityAdd week’s Movie Script to collection/class library
Practice past Robust Vocabulary in prior movie
scripts
•Robust Vocabulary Instruction
• Writing



1.
2.
3.
of Movie Script (Optional):
Week 2: Thursday - Friday
Practice Turning Oral Language into Written Language
Written Vocabulary Practice in Context ActivityStudents turn Movie Script into a written story
Use 3-4 Robust Vocabulary words
Stories will lack details of oral language
Reading Street – Unit 3, Week 4, Grade 1
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
“Frog and Toad”
• Recommended Amazing
• Choose three robust vocabulary
Words
words (Tier two words) to begin
gardener
with.
nature
• Choose words that are not
sprout
unique to specific disciplines.
dim
shade
• Choose words that students will
blossom
frequently encounter.
destroy
humongous
• Goal for students is MASTERY!
Word Masters
1.___nature________________
2.___dim________________
3.___humongous_______________
Movie Scripts
•CCSS Vocabulary Standards
Grade 1
• RL.1.4
ReadingLiterature
Language
• L.1.4
• L.1.5
• L.1.6
• RI.1.4
ReadingInfo Text
Speaking
and
Listening
• SL.1.5
• SL.1.6
•Nancy Fetzer Video Example
Word Masters to Movie Scripts
http://www.nancyfetzer.com/
Vocabulary
Essential for
Students’ Writing
Skills

similar documents