The Printed Word
In this reading worksheet, students read and answer 2 questions about 3 different texts. Students also make a collection of words and phrases used to persuade people to buy products.
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Unlocking New Words: Partner Presentations
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,...
4th - 9th English Language Arts
Determine the Meaning of Words and Phrases
Work on using context clues in your social studies class. Pupils read a brief selection about the terrain in Senegal and define each of the underlined words in the space provided. They also list the context clues that helped them...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Reading Functional Weather Sight Words
Sight words, word recognition, and flash card drills are the mode for teaching that is outlined here. To increase weather vocabulary and content specific word recognition, kids with special needs work through flash card drills. The...
6th - 12th Special Education & Programs
Latin Roots Cern, Jur, Leg: Fill in the Blanks Quiz
MyVocabulary.com features three levels of words for each root; this fill-in-the-blanks quiz contains a word bank of beginner vocabulary containing the roots cern/cer/cre, jur/jus, and leg. You can print it out, or your learners can take...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Latin Roots fin, sed, fer: True/False quiz
An interactive online quiz checks mastery of the Latin roots fin, sed/sid/sess, and fer with 12 true/false items. Pupils agree or disagree with the usage of intermediate level vocabulary in context. Part of MyVocabulary.com which offers...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
MyVocabulary.com: Word Roots PLIC, FAC, and COGN Intermediate Crossword Puzzle
A fun and challenging vocabulary exercise that focuses the learner's attention on word root meanings, this crossword puzzle would make a great homework or sponge activity. Pupils are provided with 12 clues and they must come up with...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Water Cycle Word Study
Examine the written similarities in the words used to describe the water cycle. The focus is on suffixes and prefixes as a way to gain understanding of the new vocabulary terms. Some of the words included are evaporation, transpiration,...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dead Word Wall Kills Overused Words
Have your class attend a funeral for the words they overuse in their writing. They develop a list of alternate words for those overused words, and make an effort to employ alternatives whenever possible. This is a great way to improve...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts