Research-Based Guidelines for Teaching Vocabulary - Quiz & Worksheet


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What are the steps of the STAR model?

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1. Which of the following BEST summarizes the approach to teaching vocabulary recommended by researchers?

2. After describing the meaning of the word ''elation,'' a teacher asks if any of the students in the class has ever experienced a sense of elation. Several students talk about feeling elation, sharing their stories. This strategy is an example of which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess yourself with questions on subjects such as the STAR model and independent problem-solving.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The primary focus is on evaluating your understanding of:

  • The steps included in the STAR model
  • The researcher recommended approach to teaching vocabulary
  • An example of independent problem-solving, as it pertains to vocabulary

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about strategies for teaching vocabulary
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a teaching strategy in which students make a connection or talk about their experiences with a new word
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on vocabulary instruction

Additional Learning

Read our lesson called Research-Based Guidelines for Teaching Vocabulary to discover more details and strategies in regard to research-based vocabulary instruction. The lesson will go over information such as:

  • Ways to provide students with opportunities to read a variety of text and how this increases vocabulary
  • A deeper look at the STAR model
  • Best practices for enhancing students' vocabulary