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Introduce Vocabulary: Letting Swift River Go (Yolen)

For Teachers K - 3rd
If your class is reading Jane Yolen's Letting Swift River Go, explore these vocabulary words in context: faint, quench, remain, and sacred. Before reading the story aloud, acquaint learners with these words briefly. As you read,...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Miss Spider's Tea Party (Kirk)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learning new vocabulary words is best done in the context of an engaging story like David Kirk's Miss Spider's Tea Party. New readers (or almost-readers) focus on any of 12 new words: conceal, courtesy, demand, descend, dread, fragile,...
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Introduce Vocabulary: "I Can't," Said the Ant (Cameron)

For Teachers K - 3rd
With both rhyme and a fun storyline, Polly Cameron's story "I Can't," Said the Ant is a useful resource for vocabulary in context. Emerging readers focus on five key words: cooperate, mend, nimble, sling, and trickle. After a brief...
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Introduce Vocabulary: For You are a Kenyan Child (Chunnane)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Discover that Kenyan children aren't much different from your young scholars as they read Kelly Cunnane's story For You are a Kenyan Child. This story is an excellent resource for vocabulary in context, and introduces new words...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Fancy Nancy (O'Connor)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Get fancy with Jane O'Connor's story Fancy Nancy as scholars learn some elegant new words in context: accessories, chauffeur, plume, stupendous, and tiara. After introducing these new terms (do any scholars already know them?), encourage...
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Introduce Vocabulary: One Hungry Monster (O'Keefe)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Combine counting and vocabulary practice with Susan O'Keefe's engaging story One Hungry Monster, which you can find on YouTube if needed. Introduce learners to the following in-text words: doubt, gargle, rude, swear, and underneath....
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Introduce Vocabulary: Ruby's Wish (Bridges)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Jump into traditional Chinese culture with budding readers as they examine vocabulary in context through Shirin Yim Bridge's book Ruby's Wish. This book is read on YouTube if you don't have it on hand. Scholars are briefly introduced to...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Moonbear's Bargain (Asch)

For Teachers K - 3rd
If you are reading Frank Asch's book Moonbear's Bargain, here is an excellent way to practice vocabulary in context with budding readers. Although you could include others, the recommended words for this text are: blossom,...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Into the A, B, Sea (Rose)

For Teachers K - 3rd
As budding readers learn about the ocean, they'll get practice with the alphabet and new vocabulary words (cling, nab, prey, slumber, and thrive) in context. Read Deborah Rose's book Into the A, B, Sea, which includes a glossary in the...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Matthew's Dream (Lionni)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Explore vocabulary in context with emerging readers using Leo Lionni's whimsical story Matthew's Dream, which you can find on YouTube if you don't have it. Kids expand their word base as you pre-teach the terms (appear, bleak, embrace,...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Night Shift Daddy (Spinelli)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Do any of your budding readers have parents who work the night shift? Eileen Spinelli's book Night Shift Daddy, which can be found on YouTube if you don't have it, examines this family dynamic in a positive light and is an excellent...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Some Birthday! (Polacco)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Patricia Polacco weaves an engaging tale for budding readers in her book Some Birthday!, an excellent resource for vocabulary in context. You can use this text to introduce the following words: investigate, snarl, and squawk. After a...
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Introduce Vocabulary: George's Store at the Shore (Bassede)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Combine counting and vocabulary using Francine Bassede's book George's Store at the Shore, which has learners exploring new words and numbers 1-10. Suggested words for this text are: arrange, assortment, customers,...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Tar Beach (Ringgold)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Anyplace can become a beach! Budding readers explore Faith Ringgold's world of imagination in her book Tar Beach, which can be found on YouTube if you don't have it. What words will budding readers learn? They focus on the following...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Mama, Do You Love Me? (Joosse)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Barbara Joosse approaches an age-old question through an equally traditional culture in her story Mama, Do You Love Me?, which helps budding readers explore Native American vocabulary in context. Here you'll find instruction to teach the...
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Practica de Pronunciación y ortografía: ha, he, hi, ho, hu

For Students 6th - 8th
Build oral fluency for your beginning Spanish speakers. First they take the words from the word bank and place them in the correct sentences. Then they think of other words that begin with the letters ha, he, hi, ho, and hu. After they...
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Practica de pronunciación y ortografía: ma, me, mi, mo, mu

For Students 6th - 8th
Listening is a very important part of developing foreign language skills. Guide your beginning Spanish class through this basic activity. As you read each word, have your listeners attempt to write in the missing syllables. The target...
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Practica de pronunciación y ortografía: ga, go, gu

For Students 6th - 8th
Develop vocabulary by studying syllables and the sounds they make. Three syllabic combinations are featured on this worksheet: ga, go, and gu. As the teacher reads each word, listeners attempt to write the missing letters in the blanks...
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Reintroduce /x/

For Teachers K
What words end with /x/? Unite several alphabet concepts as scholars learn all about the letter x. After identifying it, they listen to you pronounce the /x/ sound and try it themselves (use these tips to explain how you do this)....
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Reintroduce /v/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Combine letter recognition, sound, and pronunciation using this strategy for pre-readers. Use these letter cards or write the letter v on the board, asking scholars to identify it. Then, model the /v/ sound as you explain how you...
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Introduce /p/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Navigate the letter p without leaving anything out: combine pronunciation, recognition, letter sound, and word examples. Scholars examine the letter shape and listen to you pronounce the /p/ sound. As you explain how this sound is made,...
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Introduce /y/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
As you come to an end in your alphabet study, use these strategies to examine the letter y. Scholars examine the letter shape and listen to you pronounce the /y/ sound. Use these tips to explain how you do it as they try. Can they think...
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Introduce /n/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What is this letter? Once your class is ready to explore the letter n, use these strategies to combine word examples, pronunciation, and letter recognition. First, can they identify the letter? Make the /n/ sound, explaining how you do...
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Reintroduce /o/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
There are many words that begin with the /o/ sound; scholars study this letter in multiple contexts including intial phoneme examples, pronunciation, and letter recognition. Write the letter on the board to see if learners can identify...