Words can have multiple connotations and can impact a speaker, reader or a writer if used correctly. Making the correct word choice is important, therefore, you must know your audience and environment. We do not use the same words in social or academic environments so that is why it is important to unlock the mystery of those unknown words and use them depending on who is surrounding us. Vocabulary is vital, the more you know, the more you will comprehend.
Throughout this lesson, the students will:
- distinguish academic words from social words.
- identify proper use of academic and content area words or phrases.
- comprehend figurative speech.
- analyze vocabulary in a poem.
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.
4 items in example section
63 items in exercise practice
41 items in test