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Incorporating Vocabulary Routines for ELLs in Grades 3-12 - at Southern Westchester BOCES

  • Southern Westchester BOCES, 3rd Floor 450 Mamaroneck Avenue Harrison, NY, 10528 United States (map)

To effectively develop vocabulary and academic language, research identifies a combination of direct and indirect instructional practices that support English Language Learners across content areas. Students will benefit from a consistent approach to vocabulary instruction as part of routines that foster listening, speaking, reading and writing in English.

In this workshop, participants will examine:

  • Why vocabulary development is critical to student success

  • How to identify the academic vocabulary needed for success in the subject area

  • Criteria for selecting key words from the content for direct instruction

  • How to plan a vocabulary lesson for explicit direct instruction

  • Instructional routines to teach word learning strategies (context clues, morphology, dictionary use and cognate awareness)

  • Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

To register for this workshop, please click here.