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132 resources with the keyterm vocabulary building

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Examining How Inventions or Events Change the English Language

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How have inventions and events changed the English language? Learners create posters showing specific words and language changes that resulted from an event, discovery, or cultural change. The class develops their vocabulary by...
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Sentence Completion 16: High-Intermediate Level

For Students 8th - 10th
More sentence completion practice! The strength of this learning exercise lies in the lengthy answer and explanations key included with the resource. The key explains in detail how to approach each problem, what strategies to employ, and...
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For Students 7th - 8th
Learn about the lunar calendar as it is used by the Maori people of New Zealand. Kids read the five paragraph passage then complete five matching, eight true/false, one vocabulary, seven fill-in-the-blank, and three discussion questions....
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Old Lady That Swallowed a Fly

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters listen to the story, "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly." After discussing the story, going over new vocabulary, and repeating the rhymes in the story, they study the parts of a fly. They finish by creating a fly on...
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Arkansas and NAFTA

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This lesson focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and...
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Words In the News Big Rise in CO2

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle schoolers complete vocabulary and word work activities including an online quiz. They read an online article while focusing on answering specific information questions. They discuss ways to improve the environment and present them...
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Vocabulary through Text

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Explore word meanings. Sixth graders identify examples of words with affixes while listening to the story Paul Bunyan by Steven Kellogg. They participate in the game "Pass the Parts" and practice separating given words into their root...
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Travis the Train and the St. Patrick's Day Treasure Hunt

For Students K - 6th
If your special education class has reviewed St. Patrick's Day vocabulary and customs, then this book is perfect. Travis the Train gives them clues related to St. Patrick's Day items. They use their deductive reasoning to provide...
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The U.S. Constitution

For Students 5th - 6th
Search the box of letters to find 18 different words related to the US Constitution. A word search is a great way to get kids thinking about new vocabulary words and recognizing them in a different context.
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Vocabulary Practice For Week 1

For Students 4th - 6th
In this vocabulary building worksheet, students learn the meanings of five unrelated words. Students answer 10 varied questions about these words.
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Native American Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
If your class is learning about Native American culture or life, a vocabulary sheet might come in handy. There are 12 terms, each with a full definition included. Terms include buffalo, tepee, hogan, wampum, prairie, tribe, myth, clan,...
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Words in the News Solar Sail

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Bring current events into your classroom! Middle schoolers complete word work activities before reading and discussing an online article. They complete worksheets and an online quiz. They discuss the Solar Sail as radical new idea and...
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Vocabulary Worksheet 1

For Students 5th - 6th
Third and fourth graders use their dictionaries to aid them in matching 15 brief definitions with a list of new vocabulary words.
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Vocabulary: Categorize Important Vocabulary Words and Describe Their Features

For Teachers 3rd
Just like sports, different words have different features that help us understand or spell them. Learners categorize various sports based on their similarities and differences, then they use that strategy to categorize various words....
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Vocabulary: Make Connections with New Vocabulary

For Teachers 1st
The story Hansel and Gretel is used to build new vocabulary in context. The class reads the story together. They then focus on 2-3 new vocabulary words, using the context of the story to help define them. This lesson plan is fully...
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Categorize Important Vocabulary Words and Describe their Features

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read a short passage along with the teacher to pull out various transportation related words. They analyze each of the chosen words by creating a chart which helps them think about the similarities and differences of each...
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Multiple Meanings and PowerPoint

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers learn about words that have more than one meaning. They each create a PowerPoint presentation that has a word with multiple meanings at the top, then each of its definitions in the main body of the slide. They insert...
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Vocabulary Building Through Visualization of Word Meanings to Create Digital Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use online dictionaries to define vocabulary words and create a visualization of word meanings through digital art. Middle schoolers go online to define assigned vocabulary words. They visualize the meanings of the words in photo...
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Building Vocabulary

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Decode and acquire new vocabulary! Readers use new vocabulary in their writing and use synonyms to determine meanings. Visual learners label pictures and group words together to increase understanding.
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Comprehension: Vocabulary - Wonderful Words

For Teachers 5th - 8th
While reading Chapter 8 of Number the Stars, learners write down any words they encounter in their reading that they find interesting, strange, or confusing. They record why they chose each word, and after completing the reading...
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ELD Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th
Take a trip to the outdoors with this ELD lesson. After watching a video about the forest (not included in the lesson), pupils practice defining a list of given words about the wilderness. Teachers can alter these words based on his or...
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Breaking News English - ESL/EFL Lesson Plan - Disability

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete ESL/EFL reading comprehension and vocabulary building activities. In this ESL/EFL current events lesson, students read or listen to the article "Paralysed Man Takes Hopeful First Steps," (22nd May, 2011). They work on...
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For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students explore shopping vocabulary. For this ELL speaking lesson, students guess words that would be on a shopping list, identify or define words related to shopping, take a shopping survey, and read related text aloud.
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Getting to Know You

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore ways in which they are smart. In this "getting to know you" classroom team building lesson, students discuss various ways people can be smart and describe ways in which they are smart. Learners listen to "Smart" from...