Students will be given explict instruction on words.These words will be shared with parents at home.
Student look at their writing and reflect on reading to see if they are transferring the words into their daily use. Modeling through read alouds ( in all content areas) and interactive writing will be done to help make connections.
Students will work in small groups or on their own to understands new concepts. Time to practice these words will be givne and activities for understanding is given during this time.
Students will be assessed in different ways at the end of each unit, with results shared with both student and parents.