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Vocabulary Games for Middle School

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Spice up your vocabulary instruction with some games! Here is a collection of various game descriptions, organized into three different groups. You will definitely be able to find a game or two to assist your pupils with that tricky task...
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Academic Vocabulary Building Activities

For Teachers K - 9th Standards
Suggestions for using Roberto Marzano's six-step approach to academic vocabulary instruction are detailed in a packet that includes graphic organizers, worksheets, and activities.
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Twain's Use of Descriptive Settings

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Offer your class methods for understanding and creating setting in a written work. Much of the focus here is on fluency, so class members spend a good amount of time simply writing about places that are significant to them, and...
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Pride and Prejudice: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Clarify the setting, literary themes, and potential vocabulary issues with a concept analysis resource. With thoughtful explanations of many parts of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the reference sheet will be a great addition to your...
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Code Word - Vocabulary Lesson 15

For Students 7th - 9th
For this vocabulary worksheet, students read 10 sentences to determine which vocabulary word is being described. They write the word on the blanks at the end of each sentence. They use the letters that have numbers under them to solve a...
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Descriptive Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Don't you just love a resource that has done the work for you, locating great materials to use with a lesson? This is one of those resources.
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Real Beauty

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Consider the theme of beauty with discussion about what makes person beautiful and the well-known short film put together by Dove skin care. Class members examine some of the images from the film and discuss the message of the film as...
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The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Poetry of Place

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Much of Robinson Jeffers' poetry is grounded in place. Read three poems with your class ("Carmel Point," "Bixby's Landing," and "Hands") and examine the locations described and language used in the poems. Pupils locate the locations on a...
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Vocabulary Questions: Synonyms and Antonyms

For Students 9th - 10th
In this synonyms and antonyms activity, students explore three synonyms and one antonym for thirty two words using the dictionary. Students answer seventeen short answer questions about the words they found.
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EdTech Tuesdays: The Opposites

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Looking for an app that will help develop vocabulary? Watch this video to find out about The Opposites. Jennifer and Rich show you just how to use the app and provide ideas for using it in your classroom. After viewing the video, you'll...
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Using Descriptive Language

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the use of adjectives in a product review, then write their own descriptive review. For this writing and word usage lesson, students first analyze the choice of adjectives in a New York Times article about the iPhone,...
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Describer-Drawer Game

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What's life with out a little fun and games now and then? This game helps kids practice many different skill sets. Child one takes a card then attempts to dictate how to draw the object to child two. Child two draws an object based on...
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Mystery and Macabre, He Wrote: Lesson 12 of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Rather than pouring over volumes of forgotten lore, keep your class from napping with a lesson based on Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven. After discussing their favorite lines from the poem and completing a vocabulary exercise, the class...
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Short Story Unit: Final Assessments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This final resource in a series of fourteen lists all of the assessments for a short story unit. While designed to go specifically with the unit, these assessment ideas could be used to inspire projects for other units as well. Included...
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Writing about a Meal

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
You don't need to be a food critic to describe your meal accurately! A series of activities introduce learners to vivid adjectives when writing about the taste, smell, and feel of food. After working with word choice, parts of a...
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Vocabulary: Getting Meaning From Context

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Introduce your class to four different types of context clues: definition, example, comparison or contrast, and inference. Each type has its own description, example, and practice set. After pupils have mastered the four types, put it...
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Connotation/Denotation: Vocabulary Practice

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Seven example sentences provide opportunities to improve clarity and variety in writing with diction related to connotative differences. Learners select one of four answer choices to improve each sentence for accuracy. They then...
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Lesson: Weaving Words

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A woven rug depicting birds and cornstalks becomes the inspiration for a lesson on critical thinking and creative writing. Learners analyze the symbolism found in the rug and then compose a descriptive paragraph or poem that embodies the...
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"Snapshot" Exercises & Sensory Detail Word Bank

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Read a sample of creative descriptive writing to your science class. Discuss how writing can be used to record and communicate observations that scientists make. Reading selections and thought-provoking questions are suggested. Also...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some emotions are indescribable, but sometimes you have to try! After brainstorming adjectives that describe emotions, pupils watch a quick film, at first with no sound. Partners share their adjectives and come up with descriptions for...
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ASL: Lesson 20

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Teach it, learn it, communicate with it. ASL is at your fingertips with this sign language series. Lesson 20 focuses on classifiers, descriptive vocabulary, and asking questions. Each blue link on the page takes you to an image or video...
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Using the "Bad" Wolf from "Little Red Riding Hood" to Elicit Expressive Language

For Teachers 8th - 12th
How bad is bad? Writers choose precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the Big, Bad Wolf, the vociferous, vicious villain of Little Red Riding Hood’s tale. Writers can be prompted by...
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Learning to Do: Reflecting and Evaluating Process

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
A five-day plan spans conjunctions, reading comprehension, sequencing, paragraph wriitng, compare-and-contrast, context clues, and a wide array of other literacy skills. Content focuses on the human body, the digestive process, and man...
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For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students use a work or art as a springboard to a personal narrative or descriptive writing, create a collage to identify tone through art, and use inference to discern what might have caused an individual to feel the emotion that is...

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