Instructional Approaches to Content Area Vocabulary


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Graphic organizers help students learn content-area vocabulary in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

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1. Why is teaching prefixes and suffixes that come from Greek and Latin root words important in the content-area classroom?

2. How do word walls help students learn content-area vocabulary words?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding content-area vocabulary strategies is important in vocabulary instruction, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of its significance. The quiz will cover topics such as how graphic organizers help build vocabulary and the importance of teaching prefixes and suffixes from Greek and Latin words.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions in these assessments focus on:

  • Significance of teaching Greek and Latin prefixes and suffixes
  • Different content-area vocabulary instructional strategies
  • Role of a customized dictionary
  • Benefits of using word walls
  • How graphic organizers help build vocabulary

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on vocabulary instruction
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the benefits of word walls
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the role of a customized dictionary

Additional Learning

Learn more about vocabulary instruction by reviewing the related lesson titled, Instructional Approaches to Content Area Vocabulary. The lesson focuses on the following objectives:

  • Learn about the difference between content-area vocabulary and general vocabulary
  • Discover what synonyms are and how they relate to graphic organizers
  • Review the ways a teacher can create customized dictionaries
  • Identify how the Internet can help create customized dictionaries