Academic Vocabulary Six-Step Process
Step 1 – Develop a student-friendly explanation/description of the academic
vocabulary term with multiple examples, both visual and verbal.
Academic Vocabulary Term: Nonliving
Subject: Science Grade: 1st
Dictionary/glossary definition: www.dictionary.com
not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"
Category Semantic features
Real life associations Movie/TV/Music/Literary
* buildings associations:
* chairs Wall-E
* toys Living and Nonliving by Angela
Something that does not need air, water, or food to live.
Flower is to living as Lego is to nonliving.