Reflection: Joy Tier Two Words in Informational Texts - Section 3: Partner Work


I did three things different in today's mini-lesson.  First students sat in a circle so they could see each other.  Second, everyone had a paint chip strip they shared with a partner and most whole group. Third, the mini-lesson directly related to what happened during partner work. 

  Joy: Excitement and Joy expressed in learning new words
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Tier Two Words in Informational Texts

Unit 1: Revving Up to Read Informational Text
Lesson 6 of 10

Objective: SWBAT determine the meaning of tier two words from an informational text by studying root words, synonyms, and derivatives.

Big Idea: Expand your student's vocabulary through explicit lessons on tier two root words and their derivatives.

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