Chat with us, powered by LiveChat Part 1: Glossary Define the terms below and add them to the Glossary? section of the toolkit: Background knowledge Text-to-self, text-to-world, and text-to-text strategies Vocabulary - Essayabode

 

Part 1: Glossary

Define the terms below and add them to the “Glossary” section of the toolkit:

  • Background knowledge
  • Text-to-self, text-to-world, and text-to-text strategies
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension

Part 2: Strategies for Activating Background Knowledge and Teaching Vocabulary

Select a grade band (K-3, 4-8, or 9-12) and content you currently teach or are most interested in teaching. Create a digital deliverable of your choice such as a chart, infographic, bookmarked document, or website page, that includes the following:

  • Name and describe five grade level appropriate strategies for activating background knowledge.
  • Name and describe five grade level appropriate strategies for teaching vocabulary.

Add the digital deliverable to your Reading Toolkit.

In a 250  word reflection, explain what research says about the importance of activating background knowledge and teaching vocabulary, and the role that each of these plays in reading comprehension.