Word learning session plans

Sarah Spencer, Hilary Lowe, Judy Clegg and Joy Stackhouse did a project in a secondary school, teaching academic words to 12 and 13 year olds. The lesson plans from this 11 week intervention programme are provided below.

Please do get in touch if you would like to know more about our project or if you plan to use the session plans in your own work: sarah.spencer@sheffield.ac.uk.

Lesson 1 Introduction

Lesson 2 Discriminate

Lesson 3 Interpret

Lesson 4 Evaluate

Lesson 5 Exclude

Lesson 6 Sustain

Lesson 7 Infer

Lesson 8 Contribute

Lesson 9 Generate

Lesson 10 Consult

Lesson 11 Summarise