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Students demonstrate their understanding of vocabulary terms through the use of a graphic organizer.


  • Use visual and written clues from teacher's presentation to understand vocabulary.
  • Demonstrate understanding through use of vocabulary in graphic organizer


  • Teacher presented vocabulary with pictures, definitions and sentences.
  • Students and teachers discuss various meanings and clarify misconceptions and other uses.

Sunshine State Standards

  • LA.A.1.4.2

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publication, communication, and productivity.
  • Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem solving, and decision making in content learning.


  • Computers
  • Presentation software
  • Graphic Organizing Software
  • LCD computers


  • Some students were given hard copies of the presentation rather than having to take notes.

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