The Most Commonly Used Terms on Common Core Standardized Tests
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Scholastic recently released an article listing the top 10 terms students should know for success on standardized tests. A quick list of these terms is below. For more information regarding each, view the full article here.
As end-of-year tests loom closer, how much are students exposed to these words on a daily basis? Even more importantly, how often does teacher questioning include these terms? Classroom assessments? Do not leave it up to chance. Instead, make time for mini-lessons to focus on crucial vocabulary terms. Consider using Marzano's Six Step Process for Teaching Academic Vocabulary.
55 High Frequency Words of Common Core (Article & Resources)
According to Marilee Sprenger, education author and consultant, there are 55 words that occur with highest frequency in Common Core Standards. It should be no surprise that most of the top 10 terms listed above are also included in Ms. Sprenger's list. A full list of these words are listed below and accessible here.
Common Core High Frequency Verbs
Common Core High Frequency Nouns
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Again, how much are students exposed to these words on a daily basis? How often do they interact with and use these words? Use these 11 Tips from Marilee Sprenger on how to easily teach vocabulary with limited time. Or use these ideas for Ten Minute Vocabulary Lessons.
Special thanks to JCS Data team!