Topic: Vocabulary Instruction
Watch the video on vocabulary instruction and notice how Dr. Archer uses explicit instruction to introduce new vocabulary words.
What were some of the effective vocabulary instructional strategies you viewed in this video?
What are some follow-up activities to reinforce the words throughout the week?
Why do you think those particular vocabulary words were selected from the book? What are the benefits of choosing Tier 2 academic vocabulary words?
Part II: Select a picture book that you might use in your own classroom. Choose 3 vocabulary words from the book to teach to students. Why did you select those words? Share the book and the words in your response.