Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages

Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages

Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages Apr 16, 2018 | [Reading] After teaching a new concept, it’s necessary to assess students’ overall understanding and comprehension. When the instruction includes a heavy dose of new vocabulary, a cloze strategy works...
Add a Tech Twist to Marzano Six

Add a Tech Twist to Marzano Six

Knowing that vocabulary provides essential background knowledge and connections to comprehension, one cannot overstate its importance. Dr. Robert Marzano’s research stresses that direct vocabulary instruction follow a six-step process. The technology tools...
Read for Word Meanings

Read for Word Meanings

Informational text often includes difficult terminology and content-specific vocabulary. Struggling readers can get bogged down by unfamiliar words, slowing their reading fluency and decreasing their ability to comprehend the text. This is where context clues come...