Academic Vocabulary Volume 7: High-Frequency Tier-2 Words #2


Help your students learn important content with this High-Frequency Academic Vocabulary Teaching Unit that is designed to help your secondary ELA students succeed in class and on standardized tests.

This academic vocabulary includes 5 weeks of instruction and includes 25 academic vocabulary words relating to informational texts and argument writing. Each week, students are introduced to five words at a time. Students receive a weekly academic vocabulary recording sheet where they focus on the five words in a new way each week. This resource works great as a vocabulary bell ringer or vocabulary exit ticket.

This Academic Vocabulary Resource Includes Two Files:

A 52-slide, editable PowerPoint presentation that explains the vocabulary routine and contains the words and definitions.

A secured PDF document with quizzes, activities, and weekly vocabulary recording pages.

Weekly Academic Vocabulary Routine

Monday: Students take a pretest (via the PPT), record the words and definitions, and assess their own knowledge.

Tuesday: Students draw a visual representation for each of the five vocabulary words,

Wednesday: Students make vocabulary associations and create a word web for the words.

Thursday: Students write a reflection summary about what they learned about the words.

Friday: Students take a weekly quiz that matches up the vocabulary word with the definition.

Culminating Academic Vocabulary Activities

After completing the 5-week vocabulary routine, students take a 25-question final test where they match all of the words to their correct definitions. There are several vocabulary activities to help students prepare for the final test.

25-word Crossword Puzzle

25-word Vocabulary table-match

Academic Vocabulary BINGO review game

Download the free preview to see all 25 words!

This unit is included in two different bundles:

Ultimate Academic Vocabulary Bundle

Academic Vocabulary: High-Frequency Common Core Words Bundle

Other academic vocabulary units that might interest you:

Academic Vocabulary Volume 1: Informational Texts and Argument Writing

Academic Vocabulary Volume 2: Fiction and Narrative Writing

Academic Vocabulary Volume 3: Words about Research

Academic Vocabulary Volume 4: Words about Poetry

Academic Vocabulary Volume 5: Literary Devices and Figures of Speech

Academic Vocabulary Volume 6: High-Frequency CCSS Words #1

Keywords: CCSS, common core, academic vocabulary