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Adding Vocabulary to your ELA Block - That Teaching Spark

Hello darlings! Do you teach vocabulary to your students? I think this is one thing we are missing in the upper grades and we are doing a disservice to our students. As they move up levels in reading, the thing that I notice that holds my students back the most is the challenging vocabulary they ... Read More about Adding Vocabulary to your ELA Block

Wish teaching vocabulary could be more creative and fulfilling? Try these ten strategies to make studying vocabulary more engaging and the words more memorable.

Let's dive into some new options to teach vocabulary, for those who have the time and energy to pursue them. In this post and podcast, I'm sharing ten ideas for making the study of vocabulary something students might even look forward to.

Vocabulary Activities

Are you required to teach a list of vocabulary words each week? Check out this list of vocabulary activities for little to help teach students to read!

Vocabulary games for kids are a great way to engage students in any elementary classroom! Click the pin to check out these fun games for any word list, perfect for kindergarten, first grade, or even 4th or 5th grade.

Vocabulary games for kids are a great way to engage students in any elementary classroom! Click the pin to check out these fun games for any word list, perfect for kindergarten, first grade, or even 4th or 5th grade.

Vocabulary Strategies

Back when I was a student, there is only one vocabulary activity I can ever remember doing in class or for homework. It was looking up the word in the dictionary, writing the definition, and using the word in a sentence. I can recall this assignment itself (probably because of the sheer number of times I had to do it), but ask me how many of those actual words I am able to remember. Couldn’t tell you a single one, to be honest!

Teaching Vocabulary Activities: Graphic Organizers & Practice Ideas for the Upper Elementary Classro

Having a wide vocabulary is a huge part of what helps students to be successful in both reading comprehension and writing. This is why vocabulary is one of the National Reading Panel’s five core elements

10 Fun & Engaging Vocabulary Activities - Southern Fried Teachin'

As teachers we know that vocabulary is pivotal in students’ success. When I was growing up, our vocabulary activities consisted of looking up definitions in the dictionary and copying them down on notebook paper. Do you think I truly understood those vocabulary words? Not. One. Bit. In order to truly understand vocabulary words and what […]

Vocabulary Strategies

Closing the gap between the language rich and the language poor is of upmost importance for educators. A proven way to shrink the literacy gap between the "rich" and the "poor" is by explicitly teaching vocabulary words. Research supports that teachers should be directly teaching 3-5 words per text selection and teaching them in a way that students "own" the words. Owning a word means you have a deep understanding of the word. You can pronounce the word. You understand it's meaning. You have…

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Medical vocabulary will be taught with specific emphasis on root (or stem words), prefixes, suffixes and abbreviations. By the end of this course learners will be expected to have a basic comprehension of medical terms and be able to communicate accurately to their peers in the field.
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Primary grades is the perfect time to introduce tier 2 academic vocabulary. Your students' long-term academic success depends on constant review of the vocabulary found in 85% of standardized tests. Sign up for some fun ways to do just that, and it's principal approved.
I love water as therapy tool because of the variety of activities you can do with it. Variety of activities = variety of vocabulary! Target words are a useful strategy when used in combination with other strategies such as using slow, exaggerated speech, getting on the child's level, and commenting on what the child is currently focused on.These activities are specifically designed for the early intervention population to help increase receptive and expressive vocabulary.