Word Inquiry

Grade Levels:
Grades 3- 5, Grades 6 - 8
Content Areas:
Reading, Writing, and Communicating
morphology, vocabulary, inquiry

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
  • Fifth Grade
  • Knowledge of morphology and word relationships matters when reading

A 5th-grade teacher leads his students through the process of self-teaching two vocabulary words with a word inquiry process.