Using appropriate vocabulary is connected to both effective reading and writing skills, and these skills, in turn, are necessary for doing well in academic as well as professional settings. In this lesson, students will acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and content-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).
During the lesson, the student will be able to:
- write using specific words and phrases:
- use correctly signal words of comparison, addition and other relationships;
- use appropriate general academic and specific words and phrases in writing.
This lesson’s content is of high educational quality. It is designed with a model of a conceptualization, definitions, examples, practice exercises and test with different levels of complexity. In addition, it includes rubrics for an objective evaluation.
26 items in example section
33 items in exercise practice
35 items in test