Vocabulary instruction

Enhance your language skills with these proven strategies for vocabulary instruction. Explore techniques and resources to expand your word knowledge and improve your communication abilities.
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Hello darlings! Do you teach vocabulary to your students? I think this is one thing we are missing in the upper grades and we are doing a disservice to our students. As they move up levels in reading, the thing that I notice that holds my students back the most is the challenging vocabulary they ... Read More about Adding Vocabulary to your ELA Block

Jovana Zeid
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As teachers we know that vocabulary is pivotal in students’ success. When I was growing up, our vocabulary activities consisted of looking up definitions in the dictionary and copying them down on notebook paper. Do you think I truly understood those vocabulary words? Not. One. Bit. In order to truly understand vocabulary words and what […]

Dara Young
Wish teaching vocabulary could be more creative and fulfilling? Try these ten strategies to make studying vocabulary more engaging and the words more memorable. High School, Humour, Middle School Vocabulary Games, Academic Vocabulary Activities, Vocabulary Strategies, Vocabulary Instruction, Middle School Vocabulary, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Activities Middle School

Let's dive into some new options to teach vocabulary, for those who have the time and energy to pursue them. In this post and podcast, I'm sharing ten ideas for making the study of vocabulary something students might even look forward to.

Lori Storer
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Welcome (or welcome back) to another installment of my series on teaching vocabulary to gifted students. In previous posts, I wrote about steps to take before staring vocabulary instruction, including assessing what students already know using a quick and easy self-ratings scale. Next, I wrote about strategies for introducing new words and putting a gifted twist on vocabulary instruction. The whole reason I started researching best practices in vocabulary started when I realized a few…

Lauren Osborn
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Greetings, felicitations, and welcome! We’re back with a bundle of vocabulary resources to help you advance the lexicons of your burgeoning wordophiles! Although some of these pieces were designed to be used in connection with our Jargon Journal program, they can easily be adapted for other vocabulary activities. Self Assessments To quickly assess your students’ ... Read more