Know or No

This Know or No activity & project also includes:

Activate the prior knowledge of young scholars as they expand their vocabulary with this language arts activity. Given a deck of cards containing new vocabulary words learners sort them into four categories ranging from Don't know the meaning to Know the meaning well before recording their definitions on the included graphic organizer. This activity would serve nicely as a center during language arts rotations in any elementary grade level.

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Pros

  • Activity can be adapted to address any vocabulary words
  • An additional graphic organizer is provided that allows children to record when they encounter vocabulary words
  • Includes a clear list of step-by-step directions for performing the activity
  • Provides ideas for extending or adapting the activity
Cons

  • Teacher is required to prepare vocabulary cards for the activity
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