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T o F: Vocabulary is learned systematically & must be taught simple-to-complex so that knowledge builds upon & relates to prior knowledge.

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True

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Listening Vocabulary

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Words that we need to know in order to understand what we hear.

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Speaking Vocabulary

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Words we use when we speak.

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Reading Vocabulary

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Words we need to know to understand what we read.

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Writing Vocabulary

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Words we use when writing.

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Direct Methods of Teaching

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Explicitly, systematically taught.
Teacher led.
Individual words learned; word analysis/decoding/phonics.
Word study: Phonics, word structure, meaning, usage, tenses, morphology.
Ex) Semantic maps, connotation, demonstrations, word walls, illustrations.

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Indirect Methods of Teaching

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Daily engagement in oral language
Student led. 
Listen to adults read to them. 
Read extensively on their own. 
EX) Discussions, dramatic play, show & tell, storytelling, presentations
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To assess younger students alphabetic knowledge…

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Have them point to letters as they are said, make sounds associated with letters or sing the alphabet song.

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To assess older students alphabetic knowledge…

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Ask them to write all the letters in a set, such as all the consonants, then vowels, and lastly letter combinations.

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Word Analysis

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Examining parts & pieces of words to extract meanings.

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Word Analysis methods

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Dictionary use
Graphic organizers that decode prefixes, roots & suffixes
Daily activities that focus on phonology, or systematic study of sounds in words such as spelling, rhyme and vowel patterns.
Daily phonemes activities include spelling, rhyming, sight word activities.

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Word Identification

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Synonymous with decoding & word recognition and is made up of semantics.

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Word Identification methods

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Identify connotative & denotative meaning of words
Activities to find morphemes to match parts of words: auto-mobile, television.
Use Bingo, flashcards, and matching activities

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Vocabularies can be developed:

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Indirectly: When students interact daily with oral language, listen to adults read to them, and read at length on their own.
Directly:When students are explicitly, systematically taught both individual words and word-learning strategies.