Key Words (Not Just for English Teachers) by @Mcgillycuddy101

Name: Kelly McGillycuddy
Twitter name: @Mcgillycuddy101
Sector: Secondary
Subject taught (if applicable): English
Position: SLT
What is your advice about? Key words (not just for English teachers)

1: Write the word and share it in a full sentence – use sentence context to support meaning.

2: Pull the word apart by looking at the morphemes – use knowledge of other words here.

3: Pull the word apart looking at the etymology – where else have they heard that root word/suffix/prefix?

4: Link the word to lots of contexts including other subjects / life outside school.

5: Make sure students know how to pronounce the word in different contexts – they need to see. hear and say the word!


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