Johns Hopkins University Secondary Support Initiative (JHUSSI)  

Self-Correcting Word Card


Purpose of Strategy/Approach


Using self-correcting word cards to practice and improve vocabulary comprehension whereby student matches explicitly taught word that was previously unknown or less familiar to student with a card specifying the word’s definition.


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