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Hoot: Vocabulary Squares

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Study the vocabulary from Carl Hiaasen's Hoot with an activity featuring synonyms and antonyms. Kids fill in a graphic organizer for each word, prompting critical thinking as they find additional ways to put the word into context.
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The Tempest: Vocabulary Bingo

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bingo! Practice vocabulary from William Shakespeare's The Tempest with a fun matching game. As you call out the definitions, class members mark the new vocabulary words that match and try to get five in a row.
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Pudd'nhead Wilson: Vocabulary Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Invite your pupils to do the teaching when it comes to the vocabulary in Pudd'nhead Wilson. Each individual is assigned one word to research in depth and teach to classmates, one pupil at a time.
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Vocabulary Instruction Routine: Sorting Objects

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners build vocabulary by learning about categorization. They discuss the attributes of living and non-living things. As a class they view and sort pictures into each category. They discuss the word category and what it means.
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter: Vocabulary List

For Teachers 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...
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Vocabulary Games

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Looking for a more interactive way to work on vocabulary with your class? Pick and choose from these 17 vocabulary game ideas, which range from bingo to a game called,"Classroom Feud."
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5-Day Vocabulary Teaching Plan

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
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.
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Tangerine: Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here's a great way to make vocabulary words drawn from Edward Bloor's novel Tangerine memorable. Kids create a word square, and in one quadrant write the word. A picture goes in a second quadrant, the definition in a third, and a...
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Knowledge Rating Scale Vocabulary Activity #2 Bud, Not Buddy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As your kids read chapters nine through eleven, present them with this vocabulary chart. Nine vocabulary words are shown, and pupils must decide if they know it well, have heard it, or have no clue what it means. Consider re-creating...
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Dictionary Cube

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young scholars investigate new vocabulary words with a fun, collaborative activity. Given a deck of word cards, pairs of students flip over one at a time and independently look up the term in a dictionary. They then take turns rolling a...
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Finders Keepers: Vocabulary Instructional Routine Guide for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Like Oskar, the curious boy in Jonathan Safran Foer’s story, class members journey through other “stories that the mouth can’t tell” to find another sentence that uses a word found in novel. Individuals create their own vocabulary list,...
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Vocabulary Strategy for Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

For Teachers 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...
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Elementary Vocabulary Games

For Teachers 1st - 5th
How do learners pick up new vocabulary words? This book offers an explanation and 30 vocabulary games to help your language learners master new words. Each game is based on a particular topic and includes three parts (memorizing,...
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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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Man's Search for Meaning: Vocabulary Strategy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Readers of Man's Search for Meaning use context clues, create stories using words from the text, and retype these stories as part of their vocabulary study of Viktor Frankl's book.
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The Giver: Vocabulary Bingo!

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Bingo! Combine the thrill of bingo with Lois Lowry's The Giver in a fun vocabulary instructional activity. Kids write selected vocabulary words from the novel onto a bingo chart, and then listen for the correct definitions in order to...
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My Antonia: Magic Squares (Vocabulary Strategy)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Help your pupils discover the power of context clues by teaching the this vocabulary strategy. Designed to go with words from Willa Cather's My Antonia, this exercise focuses on having individuals use their own words to define new...
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The Lightning Thief: Vocabulary Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take an in-depth look into the vocabulary from the novel, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. With a list of words to choose from, scholars discover the definition, origin, stories associated with the...
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Vocabulary: Make Connections with New Vocabulary

For Teachers 1st
The story Hansel and Gretel is used to build new vocabulary in context. The class reads the story together. They then focus on 2-3 new vocabulary words, using the context of the story to help define them. This lesson is fully scripted...
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Mini Games

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
You've got a few minutes left at the end of class to practice vocabulary, but what can you do other than call out a word and ask for definitions? Play one of these 12 quick games! Each game is explained in detail and easy to modify for...
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Vocabulary: Make Connections with New Vocabulary

For Teachers 3rd
Connecting meaning to a given word via image or sentence can really help learners build their vocabulary and in turn enhance their reading ability. The class constructs a chart where they define each new vocabulary word, come up with an...
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Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Human Rights Vocabulary and Common Prefixes

For Teachers 5th Standards
Here is a mid-unit assessment for a group of lessons studying the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The first half of this instructional activity calls for several forms of review. Your class will review the content of the...
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April Fool’s Day Vocabulary Lesson

For Students 8th - 12th
Quandimonium will ensue when the class discovers you will be grading this April Fool's Day vocabulary activity, complete with made-up words and definitions, although the truly perspicacious will remain axomachilliax.
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Ordinary People: Desktop Teaching

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Turn the pupil into the teacher to help your learners pick up and retain vocabulary from Ordinary People by Judith Guest. Each individual selects a word, studies it in depth, and then teaches their word to the rest of the class, one...

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