Technical Vocabulary

November 12, 2007 11:05:46 AM

Refers to vocabulary specific to a particular topic.

Text Comprehension

March 14, 2006 7:52:33 AM

The reason for reading: understanding what is read by reading actively (making sense from text) and with purpose (for learning, understanding, or enjoyment).

Text Structure

November 12, 2007 11:06:17 AM

Text structure refers to the semantic and syntactic organizational arrangements used to present written information. Common formats for text structure include compare/contrast, cause and effect, and sequencing.

Thematic Teaching

November 12, 2007 11:06:43 AM

Thematic teaching is interdisciplinary teaching that organizes instruction around, and delivers curriculum through, the exploration of major topics or themes.

Transcription Skills

August 31, 2009 3:34:08 PM

Skills involved in the process of writing; examples: handwriting, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.


March 14, 2006 7:52:33 AM

Commonly used to refer to the change from secondary school to postsecondary programs, work, and independent living typical of young adults. Also used to describe other periods of major change such as from early childhood to school or from more specialized to mainstreamed settings.

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