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Vocabulary: Explicit vs. Implicit


Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS I: Teachers demonstrate mastery of and pedagogical expertise in the content they teach.
    • Element B: Teachers develop and implement lessons that connect to a variety of content areas/disciplines and emphasize literacy and mathematical practices.

Colorado Academic Standards

  • Reading, Writing, and Communicating

This Reading Rockets blog post describes Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III vocabulary and offers suggestions about the explicit and implicit instruction of each.  This introduction includes other related resources.


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