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Unlocking New Words: Partner Presentations

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Following extensive modeling about how to apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to learn new words, partner teams create brief word presentations to teach new vocabulary to the class. Preselect words from upcoming social studies,...
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Reading Comprehension 5: Level 9

For Students 8th - 10th
The piranha is the subject of a reading passage that is sure to engage your learners in a reading comprehension exercise. Pupils must employ multiple strategies to answer the questions based on the passage. Of particular value is the...
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Latin Roots nat, tract, sequ: Matching Exercise

For Students 10th - 11th
An interactive matching exercise from MyVocabulary.com, this resource highlights 12 advanced-level words containing the Latin roots nat, tract, and sequ. Definitions nicely distinguish among closely related words: nascent, natal, innate,...
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Assessment Preparation: Word Parts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give your class this vocabulary study while reading The Catcher in the Rye. There are six words selected (contribution, screeched, mutinying, precision, and sacrilegious). Learners define the word, identify the word's base, define the...
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Glossaries

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Explore text structure with a focus on the glossary feature in informational texts. Learners read a brief introduction before examining a glossary from a text about plants. They reference it while completing four comprehension questions....
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Motion Problems

For Students 8th - 12th
In this motion worksheet, students complete motion word problems where they explain and define issues having to do with motion. Students complete 32 problems.
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Student Dictionary

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice dictionary skills. They use a digital camera and insert pictures from a floppy disk into a document. They play a game in which they are handed an anonymous definition of each other and must find each other in class.
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Dictionary Skills Review

For Students 4th - 9th
Elementary and middle schoolers write 12 words in alphabetical order. They answer seven questions using the dictionary skills of pronunciation, breaking words into syllables and finding definitions. Then they answer five questions about...
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Using a Dictionary

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
When do we use dictionaries? Provide this dictionary scavenger hunt for your youngsters. Third and fourth graders search for words, recording the number of syllables or definition for a variety of words. Get your class using dictionaries...
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Research and Study Skills: Dictionary/Glossary

For Students 5th - 7th
What is the difference between a dictionary and a glossary? After looking at series of dictionary and glossary entries (included on the worksheet itself), learners are asked to explain the differences between these two reference...
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Using Dictionary Entries

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Work on word pronunciations by exploring the dictionary. Learners complete a worksheet containing questions about dictionary entries. They review how to use a dictionary, identify syllable breaks, parts of speech, and word pronunciation.
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Word Roots 4: GRAD, MOT, CAD Advanced Match 3

For Students 8th - 12th
Access vocabulary knowledge with this online exercise. For this activity, learners match words to their definitions by choosing a letter from the drop-down menu provided for each word. This series of vocabulary exercises focuses in...
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Life Science: Living Things

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class build their vocabulary bank by studying life science terms. Basic terms like organism, cell, unicellular, and vertebrate are included on the definition sheet provided. Demonstrate how to identify different life science...
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Countdown Challenge: Complimentary/Supplementary Angles

For Students 4th - 6th
In this complementary/supplementary angle worksheet, students explore the definition of complementary and supplementary angles. They demonstrate models of a complementary and a supplementary angle. This is a one-page worksheet.
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Latin Roots cern, jur, leg: Intermediate Matching Quiz

For Students 6th - 11th
Young etymologists match intermediate-level words containing the Latin roots cern, jur, and leg with their definitions. They can email their results to you, print out the list for further study, and undertake an array of other related...
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Which Word Works?

For Teachers 2nd
When everyone understands that some words have multiple meanings they build a foundation for better writing and develop deeper reading comprehension skills. This presentation provides learners with several examples of words with multiple...
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Compounding the Problem

For Teachers K - 4th
Pupils sharpen their dictionary skills and their understanding of compound words in this plan. Tailor it to the grade level you teach by honing in on specific skills. For older learners, the plan suggests providing a word and having them...
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Word Roots SPECT, STA, and VERT Intermediate Definition Match

For Students 7th - 10th
A typical vocabualry quiz, pupils must match 12 vocabulary words with the letter that represents the correct definition of that word to complete this exercise. All vocabualry words in this resource contain the word roots SPECT, STA or...
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Word Roots PLIC, FAC, and COGN Intermediate Definition Match

For Students 7th - 10th
A standard vocabulary quiz that tests learners on their knowledge of word definitions, this online and interactive worksheet covers vocabulary words containing the word roots PLIC, FAC or COGN. To complete this activity, test takers must...
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Word Roots GRAD, MOT, and CAD Intermediate Definition Match

For Students 7th - 10th
Review the definitions of 12 vocabulary words containing the word roots GRAD, MOT or CAD with this online and interactive learning exercise. Learners match up each vocabulary word with its definition and then receive immediate feedback...
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Word Roots SPECT, STA, and VERT Advanced Definition Match

For Students 9th - 12th
A standard vocabulary test. Learners must match 12 vocabulary words with the letter that represents the correct definition for that word. All vocabulary words in this resource contain the word roots SPECT, STA or VERT. Vocabulary terms...
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MyVocabulary.com: Word Roots SPECT, STA, and VERT Beginner Definition Match

For Students 6th - 9th
Learners are provided with 12 vocabulary words, all of which contain the word roots SPECT, STA or VERT, and their corresponding definitions. They must then match the appropriate definition to each word. This is a beginner level...
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Word Roots 6: PLIC, FAC-FIC, COGN/NOT Advanced Puzzle 1, 2, & 3

For Students 9th - 12th
Guide your class in learning and applying Latin roots with this online activity. Learners use definitions and word roots to fill in the given blanks. This web page has features three different word roots to practice: PLIC, FAC-FIC, and...
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Word Roots 5: NAT, TRACT, SEQU Advanced Puzzle 1, 2, & 3

For Students 9th - 12th
Break down the connection between word roots and words with similar meanings with this resource. Learners use a list of words, a brief definition of each word, and twelve word roots with blanks next to them to fill in. They then fill in...