Frayer Model Notecards

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Frayer Model Note Cards

T H E P U R P O S E O F T H E F R A Y E R M O D E L ( F R A Y E R , 1 9 6 9 ; B U E H L , 2 0 0 1 ) I S T O

I D E N T I F Y A N D D E F I N E U N F A M I L I A R C O N C E P T S A N D V O C A B U L A R Y . S T U D E N T S

D E F I N E A C O N C E P T / W O R D / T E R M , D E S C R I B E I T S E S S E N T I A L

C H A R A C T E R I S T I C S , P R O V I D E E X A M P L E S O F T H E I D E A A N D S U G G E S T N O N -

E X A M P L E S O F T H E I D E A ( K N O W I N G W H A T A C O N C E P T I S N ’ T H E L P S D E F I N E W H A T

I T I S ) .

T H I S I N F O R M A T I O N I S P L A C E D O N A C H A R T T H A T I S D I V I D E D

I N T O F O U R S E C T I O N S T O P R O V I D E A V I S U A L R E P R E S E N T A T I O N F O R S T U D E N T S .

T H E M O D E L P R O M P T S S T U D E N T S T O U N D E R S T A N D W O R D S W I T H I N T H E L A R G E R

C O N T E X T O F A R E A D I N G S E L E C T I O N , A S I T A S K S S T U D E N T S T O A N A L Y Z E T H E

C O N C E P T / W O R D ( D E F I N I T I O N A N D C H A R A C T E R I S T I C S ) A N D T H E N S Y N T H E S I Z E O R

A P P L Y T H I S I N F O R M A T I O N B Y T H I N K I N G O F E X A M P L E S A N D N O N E X A M P L E S . I T

A L S O A C T I V A T E S P R I O R K N O W L E D G E O F A T O P I C A N D

B U I L D S C O N N E C T I O N S

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Step 1

Set up your note card, the blank side is the front and the lined side is the back.

On the front you will write the word right largely in the top center of the card.

Next, you will draw an image of the word. Anything that helps you visualize the word.

On the lined side draw 2 lines to make 4 rectangles.

The back of your card should look like this:

Definition: Sentence:

Synonym: *AT LEAST 3* Antonym: *AT LEAST 3*

FRONT EXAMPLE

SUN

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