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Semantic connections of the target word, evapotranspiration.

Semantic connections of the target word, evapotranspiration.

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... determining what GO to use, teachers should consider the content-area and the purpose the GO will serve. For example, when teach- ing a new target word such as evapotranspiration, a semantic connections GO (Figure 4) might be employed. In this ex- ample connecting words conceptually frame known and un- known information like a visual roadmap. ...

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