CA Content Standards
Reading Fluency and Systematic Vocabulary Development:
Cluster 4- Recognize Words with Multiple Meanings:
EA Recognize that some words have multiple meanings and apply this knowledge to understanding texts.
A Recognize that some words have multiple meanings and apply this knowledge consistently in reading literature and texts in content areas
Cluster 6- Use a Dictionary:
EA Use a standard dictionary to determine the meaning of unknown words.A Use a standard dictionary to determine the meaning of unknown words
Formative – The teacher will observe students working on their graphic organizers and help students as needed. Student will notify teacher when the graphic organizer is complete and can then help other students or work on make-up work.
The teacher will move around the class to observe students using standard dictionaries and online dictionaries. Teacher will ensure that students are using the dictionaries properly and that they are able to identify words, multiple definitions, and parts of speech.
Summative – Students will turn in completed “Vocabulary Sketches” graphic organizers that will be graded by the teacher based on completeness and detail. Students will earn 3 points per word: 1 point for the definition, 1 point for the part of speech, and 1 point for the picture. Next class the students will play Pictionary with the vocab words to assess understanding.
ELD students will be assessed on the same criteria based on the same scale as ELA students because ELs are all being assessed at the Early Advanced to Advanced levels.