Point out lexical items tense, roots, affixes, etc. For example, during reading ask students to annotate text with cause and effects, comparisons, and problem and solution. When teaching tier 2 words, teach polysemous words, or words that have multiple meanings, but with a focus on the word meaning that is used in the text.
By first using the seven step strategy to pre teach the vocabulary in conjunction with the sentence frame strategy I am setting the students up to better comprehend a Tall Tale text embedded with figurative language.
Most novels, textbook passages, and short reading pieces may contain descriptions of events and sequences nested within the causes and effects of the event. Thus the research and foci of high stakes assessments lead us to advocate for the teaching of cause and effect and comparison text structures early in the academic year.
Be sure the student can explain to you what is meant by role, audience, format and topic. They are frequently used in oral discourse. Use your body to teach and emphasize the words.
Figurative language used Page number simile 3 4 6. When combining 2 sentences, clue the students into the key words to include. Teaching Vocabulary with a 4-Prong Approach Provide rich and varied experiences through reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Topic and strong verb: What are you writing about?