Monday, April 1, 2013

Literacy Strategy of the Month: The Frayer Model


I will place a copy of the idea in mailboxes!!  This is one we need to be using grade 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8.  Leave a Comment for eligibility in the drawing...coming soon!

7 comments:

  1. I always enjoyed using the Frayer Model in science - great tool for content vocabulary, and sometimes we would edit the 4 boxes to have different categories as needed (if the examples/non-examples didn't work...etc)

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  2. We use the Frayer model in math frequently. It helps the kids organize their thoughts and ideas around a new or previous concept, ESPECIALLY geometry! They like the fun with non-examples and when they giggle, somehow it sticks and they do a better job of remembering what it is we are learning! Thanks for the ideas, I like using these each week, keeps it fresh!

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  3. I'm planning to assign the Frayer model as a culminating activity for 8th graders who have just finished writing a formal argumentative paper. My challenge for them: work with a team and collaborate on an FM to "define" the term: formal argument.

    Thank you for sharing. I love sharing because you all get my thinking stimulated.

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  4. I have always had trouble working with the Frayer model, having only one success in the past with the term "sovereignty". I am inspired to try it again, possibly with the term "transcendentalism" or "reform". Thanks for bring this to the forefront again.

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  5. Ooooh, the FM will were so well for those concepts. Abstract ideas work really well. Thanks for sharing, Colleen. Would you take a picture of the FM and send it to me? I'll post it on this blog.

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