Johns Hopkins University Secondary Support Initiative (JHUSSI)  

CRUSCH

 

Constant


Rapid

 

Unimportant


Syllabicate


Context


Help

 

Purpose of Strategy

 

Use a mnemonic to develop a systematic approach to decode unknown words independently.

 

Rationale of Lesson

 

Learning this sequenced strategy will enable students to effectively and systematically use word recognition skills to decode unknown words independently before seeking assistance.

 

Acknowledgement of Content Expert and Consultants

Materials

  • Medium to present slide (e.g., transparency for overhead, project through computer and projector, or print as a poster),
  • Word Structure Sheet,
  • Definitions of Affixes, Prefixes, Suffixes,
  • List of 6 unknown words from content area
  • Text where the words will be encountered

References and Web Resources

 

CRUSCH References and Web Resources