Vocabulary Strategies

Word Study Guide

The Word Study Guide can help students broaden their understanding of the meaning of introduced words.This is a great way to look at each introduced word in different ways, thus increasing the odds of retention.

I would use a graphic organizer for this method, perhaps starting with the word reputation from The Outsiders list.

Here's an example produced by Doug Buehl, a teacher at Madison East High School:

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