Click the link below to view a video that explains the phases of vocabulary instruction supported by Beck, McKeown, and Kucan.
**Note: Once on the page, select Part 3 - Three Stages of Vocabulary Instruction, which is located to the right of the video.
Bowman, S. (PowToon). (2014, July 30). Teaching academic vocabulary – Marzano [YouTube]. Retrieved
June 12, 2016 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YQIXQNQo5s
PBS Learning Medio (PBS & WFBH Edcuational Foundation). (2016). Academic vocabulary in the common core: An introduction. Retrieved July 16, 2016 from
ReadingRockets. (2011, July 1). List-group-label [YouTube]. Retrieved July 16, 2016 from
ReadingRockets. (2011, July 1). Semantic gradients [YouTube]. Retrieved July 16, 2016 from
Rosario, M. L. (2016). Ecosystem academic language practice [TeacherTube]. Retrieved July 16, 2016
Finley, T. (2014, January 2). Re: 8 strategies for teaching academic language [Blog post]. Retrieved July 16, 2016 from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/8-strategies-teaching-academic-language-todd-finley
In this video, students are practicing talking together to build academic language.