Key vocabulary of the week - University of Louisville

Key vocabulary of the week - University of Louisville

MONDAY 1. Direct instruction 2. Vocabulary journal entries (word description, translation, & drawing) 3. Check the level of word understanding in vocab journal Key vocabulary of the week stimulus/i response reflex

estimate brakes stop watch horizontal vertical graph data table Key vocabulary of the week Term: stimulus/stimuli (n)

Term: response (n) Definition: something that causes your senses to respond (light is the stimulus for sight; Definition: a reaction to stimuli

sound is the stimulus for hearing) Key vocabulary of the week Term: reflex (n) Definition: an unconscious response to stimuli Draw: Key vocabulary of the week

Term: to estimate (v) Definition: to make a thoughtful guess Draw: Key vocabulary of the week Term: brakes (n, pl) Definition: the part of a car or bicycle that you use to

decelerate or stop Draw: Meet someone who speaks your language and Explain your definitions & drawings using your native language for these words: stimulus/response reflex estimate

brakes Key vocabulary of the week Term: stop watch (n) Definition: a clock or device that is used to measure time in hundredths of seconds Draw:

Key vocabulary of the week Term: vertical Term: horizontal Definition: positioned up and down (going straight up) Definition: positioned from

side to side (parallel to the ground) Term: graph (n) Term: data table (n) Definition: a drawing showing how much or how quickly something changes

Definition: a collection of information that is arranged in rows and columns Meet someone who speaks your language and Explain your definitions & drawings using your native language for these words: stop watch

horizontal vertical graph data table At home 1. Study the words while thinking about the images that best describe/represent the word

TUESDAY 1. Whole class review (calling on volunteers) 2. Picture match Picture Match Step 1: Take the words out from the envelop Step 2: Read the words out loud & think about images that describe the words Step 3: Match the words & the pictures Step 4: Explain your match using the sentence starter below

I chose this word because the picture shows__________ an example of something that an object that the formula for At home 1. Study the word definitions WEDNESDAY 1. Whole class review (tennis ball)

2. Card game Card Game Setp1: The Reader takes the card and reads the word Step 2: Player #1 provides a definition, description, or an example of the target word Step 3: The team decides if the answer is correct Step 4: If the answer is correct, Player #1 keeps the card & becomes the Reader for the next Player. Step 5: Continue until there is no more cards in the set.

The Player with the most card wins. At home 1. Teach the words to someone else THURSDAY 1. Jeopardy 2. Homework: a. b.

c. Spelling pyramid Write 1-2 sentences using the words from the spelling pyramid Get ready for the quiz Jeopardy: Round 1 Step 1: Form 2 teams & select a Host Step 2: 1 person from each team approaches the host table Step 3: The Host reads 1 word, the player who hits the

Hosts table first, gets to provide a definition. The correct definition gets the team 1 point. Step 4: Repeat Steps 2 & 3 with new players fro each team. Jeopardy: Round 2 Step 1: Each team gets a set of 4 key words Step 2: The teams develop and write sentences with the 4 words on blank sentence strips Step 3: Each sentence that is accurate gets the team 2

points (1 pt. science + 1pt. English) The team with the most points from Rounds 1 & 2 wins. Homework: Spelling Pyramid 1. Using the example on your hand-out, build the Spelling pyramid for each key word: amount a

am amo amou amoun amount 2. Write 1-2 sentences using the words from the spelling pyramid 3. Get ready for the quiz

FRIDAY 1. Check homework 2. Quiz 3. Square the level of word understanding (1- 4) # 1 2

3 4 Sentence As I was driving, a car jumped in front of me and I had to slam on (= hit) the brakes. Letter

B I estimated the distance between two cars at about 3 km. D Movement that is parallel to the ground is described as C horizontal. My dog responds to the stimulus roll over by rolling over. A

5 6 7 8 Reflex body movements may occur such as brief arm or leg movement.

B She drew a graph showing the rise and fall in the cars velocity over time. A The time that it took the ball to stop was measured with a stop watch.

D When you knocked on the door, was there any response? C Correct Materials copyrighted by the University of Louisville. Educators are free to use these materials with the proper acknowledgement of source.

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