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89 resources with the keyterm Vocabulary

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Telling a Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior high and high schoolers watch a short video about effective storytelling strategies. As they take a virtual field trip to the Hans Christian Andersen story hour in Central Park, learners differentiate between writing a story and...
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For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Just because words sound alike doesn't mean they have the same definition. After viewing a short video about homophones, learners come up with their own list of homophones.
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Compound Word Match

For Students 1st - 3rd
Compound words are the focus objective of the worksheet. Learners match the first and second part of each word that is written on index cards, along with the corresponding picture. Children develop 10 compound words that are listed on...
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Word Game!

For Students 3rd Standards
Early finishers beware! Here is a fun word game creative thinkers will really enjoy. They attempt to make as many words as they can using the word transport. Strict rules make this task a real challenge. Tip: Also great to use in a fun...
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Get Your Pupils Moving While Learning

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Use these teaching strategies to get the wiggles out and keep the learning in!
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Silly Spoonerisms!

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Looking for a fun activity for your vocabulary lesson? Bring a worksheet on "spoonerisms" to your fifth grade class. Kids decipher seven phrases that have mixed up the first letter sounds of each word. They then think of their own...
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Silent W

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Spelling can be hard enough without silent letters. Help your third graders decode nine words that have the silent letter W, such as wrinkle or wrong. Once they decipher all nine words, they use each in a new sentence. The bottom of the...
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Active and Passive Sentences

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Work with active and passive voice in several different sentences. Fifth graders learn the difference between active and passive voice, and change nine sentences from passive to active and vice versa. Great practice in your writing unit!
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Shortened Words

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Shorten names and words with different activities. Nicknames, acronyms, and shortened words (fridge instead of refrigerator, for example) are ways for third graders to build their vocabulary and differentiate between formal and informal...
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Homophones: Fun with Puns

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What is a homophone for aloud? Or right? Fifth graders complete a list of 24 homophones, choosing another word that sounds like a given word but has a different meaning. At the bottom of the page, they write punning sentences to practice...
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Our Town List 3 Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
Grapple with the challenging vocabulary that will arise in Our Town before readers get stumped. Provided here are two activities that focus on 20 words. In the first part, pupils answer questions that use the vocabulary words in context....
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Much Ado About Shakespeare

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Lesson ideas to introduce pupils to the life, language, and works of William Shakespeare.
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Sense and Sensibility Vocabulary Strategy: Desk Top Teaching

For Students 10th - 12th
Amicably dispel “the prejudices of…young mind(s)” by exposing them to the language of Jane Austen. Readers of Sense and Sensibility use desk-top strategies to teach one another the vocabulary from this classic romance novel. The resource...
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Graphic Organizer for Vocabulary: Gary Paulsen's Canyons

For Students 6th - 8th
Although the activity is designed for Gary Paulsen’s Canyons, these procedures could be used with any novel or vocabulary study. Readers select an unfamiliar word, record the sentence and chapter where the term is found, write two...
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Word Pair Analogies: High-Advanced Level

For Students 9th - 12th
Analogy worksheets are a great way to encourage critical thinking and develop vocabulary. Consider using this resource as enrichment or as a group work assignment. Learners craft a bridge sentence that expresses the relationship between...
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Using Authentic Texts

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Need some engaging pre-reading activities that model how to approach informational text? The exercises suggested by this resource ask readers to predict, skim, scan, guess word meaning, identify key words, and more. Great for language...
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Reading Comprehension 2

For Students 9th - 12th
You scream, I scream! Young learners read this passage about ice cream flavors, then answer 13 questions about details from the reading. The questions address details from the text, vocabulary, and parts of speech. Use this activity to...
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Word Pair Analogies 8

For Students 8th - 12th
Working on analogies in your language arts class? Use this straightforward activity to address common techniques and strategies used to solve analogies. This activity is a great way to review vocabulary and to reinforce logical thinking...
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Call it "Macaroni"

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Who knew there were so many fun educational opportunities featuring pasta? Scholars read a brief informational text about the history of pasta (note that "macaroni" is spelled two different ways, so address this if kids are reading...
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Cause and Effect Relationships

For Teachers K - 3rd
Judith Viorst's book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is an excellent way to teach youngsters about cause-and-effect relationships in fiction. Use the chart of cause-and-effect situations to introduce this...
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Daily Academic Language Development

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Five minute mini-lessons designed to expose learners to high-frequency academic language.
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Reading Comprehension 5

For Students 8th - 9th
Is the hamburger in that fast food commercial real? Interest your class in this reading assignment by playing a short fast food commercial using YouTube. Then, give your class this reading passage, and have them complete the multiple...
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Antonyms 3

For Students 9th - 10th
Develop the vocabulary of your high schoolers with this learning exercise, focusing on words and their antonyms. For each of the 10 words, learners must identify the best antonym listed in the five choices. Words like zealous, buckle,...
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Reading Comprehension: Obesity and Food Deserts

For Students 8th - 10th
Read this selection about "food deserts," places where high poverty rates limit access to healthy foods with your class. Six multiple choice questions on comprehension, inferences, vocabulary, and citing the text follow the selection and...