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Days 1–3: Unlock the Meaning

Students read a passage containing 10 high-value Tier Two words related to the unit theme. Then they learn to use a new context clues strategy to unlock word meanings. In this example, the strategy is to look for the location or setting.

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Day 4: Process

Students process new words by interacting with them multiple times in activities that reinforce meanings.

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Day 5: Apply

Students apply new words through activities that access higher-level thinking skills.