|Tier 2 Word: rehearse
|Contextualize the word as it is used in the story
||"While she worked, the actors rehearsed on stage.
The next day was the big dress rehearsal for the play."
|Explain the meaning student-friendly definition)
||To rehearse means to practice something you will perform for others. If the actors in the story are rehearsing for a play, it means they are practicing and preparing for the performance. The dress rehearsal for a play is the very last practice for the play before the performance.
|Students repeat the word
||Say the word rehearse with me: rehearse.
|Teacher gives examples of the word in other contexts
||If I’m going to perform in a dance competition, I will make sure to rehearse my steps. If you are presenting a project in front of class, you should rehearse what you are going to say.
|Students provide examples
||Can you give an example of a time when you might need to rehearse? Start by saying, “I might need to rehearse if ___________________.”
|Students repeat the word again.
||What word are we talking about? rehearse
|Additional Vocabulary Words
||set (of a play), disaster