Academic Vocabulary

Academic Vocabulary
Posted on 07/23/2015

Academic Vocabulary

Essential PLC question: What do we expect students to learn?

“Comprehension depends on knowing between 90% and 95% of the words in a text” (Calderon, M.).

  • How can I ensure ELLs in my classroom are being exposed to essential academic vocabulary that is embedded in the standards?


  • Is there a resource that contains essential STAAR Assessment vocabulary for the assessed content areas and grade levels?

Lead4ward List of Academic Vocabulary for Assessed Content Areas and Grade Levels

Please click on the following link for this useful academic vocabulary resource from Lead4ward: