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Vocabulary

Alphabet Organizer<p>Price: Free<p>Grade level: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and above<p>Skill: Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing<p>Device: Android, iPad<p>A graphic organizer …

Building a Strong Foundation on Vocabulary and Making it Fun

Our school district officially made the jump to the Common Core State Standards this school year. With that jump came an increased focus on …

Vocabulary Is Comprehension

The day before an Informal Reading Inventory (IRI), I always spend a class period getting to know the student. This provides me with insights that …

Word Walls | Classroom Strategy

Language Arts<p>See how word walls can be used to help students build their concept of word skills. The Santa Rosa County School District (FL) website …

Learning Difficult Vocabulary

• Why is it important for students to both read standard definitions and come up with definitions in their own words?<br>• How does Ms. Niebur connect …

Word Maps | Classroom Strategy

A word map is a visual organizer that promotes vocabulary development. Using a graphic organizer, students think about terms or concepts in several …

Teaching Vocabulary

Vocabulary is the knowledge of words and word meanings. As Steven Stahl (2005) puts it, "Vocabulary knowledge is knowledge; the knowledge of a word …

Five Areas of Instructional Improvement to Increase Academic Literacy | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

These lines of research overlap significantly in both the form and the focus of the particular interventions advocated. The results converge to …

Vocabulary Paint Chips

4b<p>Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly …

A World of New Worlds

• Here is a vocabulary bookmark for you to use as you read.<br>• Cut out the bookmark shape and use the blank side to create your own design. You can write …