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O Pioneers!: Vocabulary Bingo

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Bingo! How many words can your class remember from O Pioneers? Engage them in a vocabulary review with the well-known game and this resource. Located here are tricky words, their definitions, a Bingo board, and the instructions. You are...
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Vocabulary and Concept Development

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After introducing your class to root words and affixes, present them with this short review and practice opportunity. To start, they share definitions of root words and affixes with their partners. Then, after looking at some affixes and...
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Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension lesson. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer Sent Off for...
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Latin Roots: dict, vent, duct (Advanced)

For Students 11th - 12th
Such a comprehensive way to learn vocabulary! Complete the puzzle, read the vocabulary in context, and get a thorough definition for each vocabulary word. This resource focuses on words containing three Latin roots: dict, vent, and duct. 
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Drink, Drink That Milk!

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Teach your class about milk while practicing informational text reading skills. The resource includes a short text to read, accompanying questions and vocabulary, a vocabulary exercise, a sequence exercise, and a reading comprehension...
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Ruby the Copycat: Robust Vocabulary

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
If your class is getting ready to read the fantastic book, Ruby the Copycat, then you'll love this resource. It includes images and definitions for some of the robust vocabulary found throughout the story. Not only does each slide...
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Vocabulary/Reading Lesson for Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Here is a great little reading and vocabulary development lesson created just for learners with special needs. The lesson is constructed with both core content and necessary adaptations in mind. The group will use PECS, pointing/gesture,...
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Cold Sassy Tree: Vocabulary Development

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Change places with your pupils, and let them teach their peers! Each learner signs up to teach a word from a list provided by the teacher (included here). Then, they complete a graphic organizer to help them develop a better...
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Vocabulary and Concept Development #2: struct and tract

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Focus on the Latin roots struct and tract with this PowerPoint, boasting plenty of practice opportunities. To help develop a definition of each root, viewers match a list of words to their pictures. Then, they compare those words to a...
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Jane Eyre List 1 Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
Charlotte Bronte's word choice in Jane Eyre doesn't make for the easiest read. Help your class by offering them some vocabulary practice. Provided here are 20 unfamiliar words they will encounter when reading the beginning of Jane Eyre....
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Wuthering Heights List 3 Worksheet

For Students 10th - 11th
Emily Bronte's only novel, Wuthering Heights, is now a classic of English literature. As your class progresses through the novel, attack some troubling vocabulary. Twenty new words are introduced (like ardor, ruddy, and trifling), and...
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The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

For Students 10th - 12th
Provided here is a packet of worksheets to accompany The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. To start, readers research words commonly associated with the time period. Then, a list of 30 tough vocabulary words are listed (including...
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To Kill a Mockingbird List 3 Worksheet

For Students 8th - 9th
Develop your class's vocabulary while reading the classic To Kill a Mockingbird. Twenty new vocabulary words are presented for this list. In the first section, readers answer questions that use the target vocabulary. In the second...
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Word Meaning Graphic Organizer

For Students 6th - 12th
Develop higher-level vocabulary in learners of all ages with this resource. When pupils encounter a new word, they record it at the top of the page before completing several boxes to help them form a better sense of the word at hand....
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Of Mice and Men Chapters 3 & 4 Vocabulary

For Students 9th
Before your class reads chapters three and four in Of Mice and Men, have them complete this magic squares activity to review some vocabulary in the upcoming chapters. Twenty-five words are introduced, and learners identify the correct...
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Semantic Feature Analysis Chart: The Outsiders

For Students 8th - 10th
Cool! Do you ned a way to increase vocabulary development and study a story's characters? What a great idea. Use this semantic analysis chart to study new vocabulary and the characters that appear in The Outsiders. You could also use...
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"The Salon for the Wits": Expanding Our Language!

For Students 8th - 9th
Before your class begins Act III of Cyrano de Bergerac, have them study some of the new vocabulary they will encounter. Words like dexterousy, caprice, slake, and chagrined are included. For each, learners record the defintion, part of...
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Building Vocabulary: Touching Spirit Bear

For Students 6th - 8th
Two activities are provided for you here as you start to read Touching Spirit Bear with your class. First, introduce them to some of the new vocabulary they'll encounter once they start reading. Then, complete two KWHL charts. For the...
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Magic Squares for Cyrano de Bergerac Act II

For Students 8th - 9th
There is some tricky vocabulary in Act II of Cyrano de Bergerac! Front-load these words with this magic squares activity. Sixteen new words are listed, along with their definitions. Kids must match each word to its definition, completing...
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Things Fall Apart: Vocabulary

For Students 9th - 12th
What is a magic vocabulary square? Use this newly popular method of reviewing vocabulary to engage your class. There's some tricky vocabulary in Things Fall Apart; front-load words like impending, impudent, and pacified to ease the...
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Oedipus the King: Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Who is Oedipus? Use this crossword puzzle to preload vocabulary relevant to Oedipus the King or to review vocabulary after your class has finished Sophocles' classic work. Answers are not provided, and some definitions are tricky!
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Weight Loss

For Teachers 6th - 7th
This prereading guide has a list of potential vocabulary words, a writing assignment that asks readers to rewrite the story in a different tone, and a list of homonyms  (since the story is about confusing words). The very last activity...
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Magic Squares Vocabulary: Catcher in the Rye

For Students 10th - 12th
Magic squares make learning fun! Seriously! Learners use the given square to review vocabulary terms from J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye. The 16 vocabulary terms are not divided by chapter, they represent the whole book. As learners...
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"The Mission"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Read the short story "The Mission" by Ben Miller and use this teacher's guide to focus on point of view and plot. Before you begin the reading, encourage a connection between your class and the text with the pre-reading worksheet...