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Susan Gibson
Mon Nov 24, 2014 17:46

We did not use the same vocabulary words. Emily used the words that were in her mandated Basal Program where I used stories and words from the Text Talk sets at my school.

We started off just focusing on 4 students per class but decided we wanted to get a better idea of what all our students were doing. It was quite a lot of work combing through all their writing but we taught our students to underline/highlight words that we had taught them or other words they considered "spicy". So that was a big plus when it came to looking at all the writing samples.

  • vocabulary - hodgete, Sun Nov 23 20:07
    Did you both use the same vocabulary or did you just use vocabulary that pertained to your grade level and what you were teaching? I know that vocabulary can be taught at any grade level, but was... more
    • Vocabulary - Susan Gibson, Mon Nov 24 17:46
      • re: vocabulary - hodgete, Tue Nov 25 20:09
        I like that you used vocabulary that pertained to what you're teaching. That way it is relevant to the students. Teaching the students to underline their words is a great idea!
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