Literacy Strategies for Strengthening Vocabulary

What are some effective literacy strategies for strengthening vocabulary in Social Studies and the Arts?

Which new literacy strategies are you trying? If you were to go to a museum or cultural intuition, how would you incorporate one of these vocabulary strategies in a class field trip? Be sure to explain and rationalize.

Base your answer on the readings:

  • “Dancing definitions” by Mann.
  • “Teaching strategies (Pronouns)” by Mann.
  • “Writing as learning: A content-based approach” by Rothstein et al.
  • “Don’t assign writing — Teach it!” by Lyons & Rothstein.
  • “Marzano’s six steps to effective vocabulary instruction” by Scurletis.