Academic Vocabulary Assessments

Cross-Curricular

Double It!

Double It! is a cross-curricular lesson that combines literacy and the mathematical concept of doubling numbers. "This fantasy story teachers a basic math concept beneath the fun plot and can be used to explain cause-and-effect relationships and simple subjects"(Reading A-Z, 2014).

Lesson Subject & Topic: Math/Language arts/ Doubles

Objective: Determine cause and effect relationships and explain how to double.

Vocabulary

in, put, the, were, climb, cried, double, inside, looked, trouble

Three Ways to Review Vocabulary

1. Rainbow Words- prior to reading, hand out and go over vocabulary. Next have students choose three different colors and go over each word with all three colors.


2. Spot Check- throughout the reading, ask students to vie the word definition or what the word means in the reading.


3. Exit Ticket- have students choose five words and use them in a sentence.

Summative Assessement

Summative Assessment: Double It


Word Bank

Climb

Cried

Double

Inside

Looked

Trouble


The Word Bank above lists vocabulary from the story Double It. In the spaces bellow, fill in the blank with the correct word.

1. “No, Mia!”_________ Mom.

2. “____________” Mia would be double __________!

3. “What’s this?” asked Mia. “Put something _________”, said Mom.

4. She_________ inside. Now there were four shoes.

5. She started to ______________ inside the box.


For the questions below, write a math sentence and draw a picture of each.


Example:

One book goes into the box and 2 come out.

Math sentence: 1 + ______= 2


6. A pair of shoes go into the box and four come out.

Math sentence ______+_______=________

7. Four hats go into the box and 8 hats come out.

Math Sentence ________+_________=_________

8. Write two sentences using two words from the word bank.

9. In your own words or picture, show/tell what it means to double.

References

Kortemartin, K., & Kortemartin, S. (2014). Double It. Tucson, AZ: Learning A-Z.


Reading A-Z. (2014). Double It- Lesson Plan. Retrieved from http://www.readinga-z.com/books/leveled-books/book/?id=1924