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Concept Definition Map

Middle elementary and above

Strategy steps:

  1. Display a blank model of a Concept Definition Map.
  2. Point to the questions on the map.
  3. Tell students that a complete definition would answer:`

(Insert Figure 11 here.)

4. Model how to use a concept definition map.

5. Present another familiar concept from the text.

6. Present the new concept from the text the students are learning.

7. Students share their definitions with classmates.

Additional strategies for concept/vocabulary development are located under Language.