Johns Hopkins University Secondary Support Initiative (JHUSSI)  

Expert Word Cards


Purpose of Strategy/Approach


Developing expert word cards to master vocabulary selected from list of unknown or less familiar words found in textbook used in course


Rationale of Lesson


Comprehending this topic is fundamental to understanding the makeup of dramas and ultimately how plays are created. The six elements composing a play combine to create a story through dramatic effect. Being able to deconstruct a play will enable the reader to comprehend the deeper meaning behind symbols in the play.


Acknowledgment of Content Expert and Consultants


Pam Mayette and Dr. Mary Ellen Beatty-O’Ferrall

References and Web Resources


Expert Word Cards References and Web Resources