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The House on Mango Street: Vocabulary Word SquaresLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Chanclas, muerto, cuando. Spanish words are plentiful in The House on Mango Street and may be unfamiliar to many readers. A vocabulary words squares activity will help kids remember the meaning of these words and add to their...
Latin Roots: dict, vent, duct (Advanced)Lesson Planet
11th - 12th
Such a comprehensive way to learn vocabulary! Complete the puzzle, read the vocabulary in context, and get a thorough definition for each vocabulary word. This resource focuses on words containing three Latin roots: dict, vent, and duct.
Vocabulary Activity SheetLesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
What does it mean to stream a program? How do you know if you're watching a mash-up? If you don't know these words, reach for your handy Merriam-Webster dictionary, because they're there! A series of fill-in-the-blank questions prompt...
Word Roots 5: NAT, TRACT, SEQU Beginner Puzzle 1, 2, & 3Lesson Planet
7th - 12th
An interesting twist on vocabulary exercises, these word puzzles use word roots to show connections between different vocabulary words. This resource is complete with information about each Latin root used, a word bank, and a definition...
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter: Vocabulary ListLesson Planet
9th - 12th
A staggering amount of work went into compiling this vocabulary resource for Carson McCullers' The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. The overview provides a rationale for the strategy and information about tier 1, 2, and 3 words. The 19-page...
The Old Man and the Sea: Vocabulary StrategyLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Readers read more closely when they think critically about a text. Discuss the words and concepts from Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea with a class activity that asks readers to not only record unfamiliar words they find in...
Vocabulary Strategy for Charles Dickens’ Great ExpectationsLesson Planet
6th - 10th
Contumaciously, ignominiously, sagaciously. To dissuade readers from being transfixed by the erudite diction found in Great Expectations, class members engage in a desk-top teaching activity that asks them to not only find the definition...
Getting to the Root of ItLesson Planet
1st - 5th CCSS: Designed
Young readers learn how to get at the root of new vocabulary with this fun language arts activity. Working in pairs, children begin by taking turns matching unknown vocabulary words to their Greek or Latin roots. When all the vocabulary...
Vocabulary: The Woman Who Outshone the SunLesson Planet
3rd - 4th
Eight vocabulary words associated with the book The Woman Who Outshone the Sun, including several past tense verbs, make up a word bank. Young readers fill in the blanks in six sentences using words from the bank. Then they match four of...
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: Word SquaresLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage your class to use a variety of strategies to learn and retain vocabulary words. The plan suggests that near the beginning of your reading of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead pupils should find words in the text that are...
5-Day Vocabulary Teaching PlanLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Reinforce important reading skills with a set of vocabulary lesson plans. Middle schoolers complete sentences, play word games, finish analogies, and build their growing vocabulary with a packet of helpful and applicable graphic organizers.
Self-Monitoring Strategies and Vocabulary GamesLesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Middle and high schoolers identify how to discover a word's meaning by exploring context clues and any pictures, diagrams, photographs, and charts that might be included. They continue this process with other examples and locate one on...