identifying real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., places that are safe).
The student will expand vocabulary. a) Discuss meanings of words in context. b) Develop vocabulary by listening to and reading a variety of texts. c) Ask for the meaning of unknown words and make connections to familiar words. d) Use text clues such as words or pictures to discern meanings of unknown words. e) Use vocabulary from other content areas.
ask for the meaning of unknown words and make connections to familiar words by: