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Beginning Academic Vocabulary

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Introduction to academic vocabulary for ELLs, especially the verbs used on standardized tests

Created Date 05.10.16
Last Updated 05.11.16
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Topics of this game:
  • tell about
  • make a guess based on what you know
  • give reasons, examples, or details
  • draw pictures that show what the words say
  • draw quickly
  • say the name or tell what it is
  • say what you think will happen
  • put words on a picture
  • break into parts so that you can understand it better
  • find where something is
  • show how to do something
  • tell how two things or people are the same
  • tell how two things or people are different
  • choose or pick
  • tell what a term or word means
  • tell how or why
  • tell again using just a few words
  • tell what is good and bad about something
  • tell where you read or heard something
  • repeat a person's exact words (what s/he said)
  • think about
  • put similar (same) things together
  • make something new and original
  • tell what you think is the meaning of something the could mean many things
  • answer or react
  • put something in a group with others like it
  • use words to make something, ex. an essay
  • talk about a topic
  • watch carefully; tell what you see when you watch carefully