Omaha Public Schools has implemented the 6-Step Vocabulary Model from the work of Robert Marzano. Vocabulary development in one of the top 20 strategies to improve literacy. The six steps (examples, restate, pictures, activities, discuss and games) give a holistic approach to enhancing vocabulary.
Any exposure to content vocabulary outside the classroom will increase our students comprehension of material. Click on a subject area below to view a vocabulary list.
After a student has been exposed to new vocabulary, a fun and interactive way to reinforce this new knowledge is with GAMES! Here are a few of our favorites: