During my course, I learn about several strategies for pupils to remember vocabulary taught. One that intrigued me is the Frayer model.

In short, it’s a model that also highlight examples and non-examples as well as meaning etc for a deeper understanding of a word.
I tried it for both my higher progress and lower progress pupils. I have since discard both.
For the LP, it’s straightforward, they can’t even understand the meaning, no point going so deep into the concept.
As for the MP, I struggle for a while. The pupils seem bored when I am explaining the model. I think to myself, maybe it’s the delivery problem. So I turn it into a game whereby pupils read the table and and take away 1-2 information and get their oppositing team to fill in the right answer. It’s a kind of a way of “forced” reading. Reading by itself …