Activity: Identifying Tier 2 Vocabulary Words in Your Sample Text
1. Identify tier 2 words in the text you brought with you.

2. Use the rubric to identify which tier 2 words would be most important to teach to your students.

Click here for the Academic Vocabulary Rubric as a Word document.

Click here for the Academic Vocabulary Rubric as a PDF.

3. Review the teaching vocabulary resources below.

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Resources: Teaching Vocabulary

Teaching Vocabulary with Paint Chips

Using College Talk to Teach Vocabulary

Kick Me Mobile Vocabulary Activity

Click here for the article Doing it Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary from Edutopia
Click here for the article How the Internet Can Help Kids Build Their Vocabulary from Edutopia
Academic Vocabulary Strategies

Marzano's 6 Steps with Classroom Suggestions
6 Step Organizer

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“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."