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282 resources with the keyterm vocabulary development

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Word Pair Analogies 3

For Students 8th - 10th
Designed for English language learners, but a good practice activity for all kids, this resource focuses on SAT words like saccharine, pragmatic, and precept. Effective scaffolding is provided here, as the last two questions require the...
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Reading Comprehension 1: Level 8

For Students 8th - 10th
Do you have an e-reader? Engage your class with this question before assigning them to read the passage. As they read, encourage them to mark the text. Without referring back to the text, can they complete the 11 reading comprehension...
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Sentence Completion 4

For Students 11th - 12th
Some of these vocabulary words will prove tough for even your juniors and seniors! There are eight questions here, and your scholar must identify the correct answer out of five available multiple choice answers. Help them realize that...
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Sentence Completion 19

For Students 4th - 5th
Help your English language learners deduce meaning from context clues. Eight multiple-choice questions are provided here; each one has five answer options. Example vocabulary words include refused, absent, and original. 
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Word Pair Analogies 2

For Students 9th - 10th
Analogies deepen the understanding of words. Help your English language learners (or native speakers studying vocabulary) develop their understanding of words like agoraphobia, brevity, and hieroglyphics. A bridge sentence is provided...
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Gerunds and Infinitives

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Delve into the world of gerunds and infinitives with this detailed powerpoint. Each slide provides examples and corresponding images. Stopping throughout the presentation would allow for guided and individual practice. This could also be...
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Antonyms 3: Level 10

For Students 9th - 11th
Identifying antonyms is one strategy for increasing vocabulary and is the focus of a 10 problem, multiple-choice worksheet. In addition to the practice, learners will also benefit from a close reading of the provided answers and...
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Prepare to Read Nonfiction

For Teachers K - 3rd
Help readers prepare to read informational texts with this lesson from Scholastic. They will practice nonfiction comprehension strategies such as activating prior knowledge and asking questions.  Additionally, they will complete...
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Reading Comprehension 1

For Students 11th - 12th
Bring this non-fiction text into your eleventh and twelfth grade classrooms. Your high schoolers will read the long passage provided, and use the information to complete eight multiple-choice questions. The answer sheet details where one...
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Reading Comprehension 4

For Students 8th - 10th
Frequent reading practice leads to increased fluency and reading comprehension. Help develop reading skills in your high schoolers with this reading passage and the questions that follow. The answer sheet is incredibly detailed; it...
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Sentence Completion 10

For Students 6th - 8th
Can your English language learners pick up on the subtle hints imbedded in each sentence? There are eight sentences provided, and your learner must read each and identify the best possible answer from five multiple-choice options...
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Reading Comprehension 3

For Students 10th - 11th
Prepare your classes for the impending state testing! Give each student the reading passage and questions, and then set the timer. Encourage them to use specific reading strategies to improve comprehension. They could start by reading...
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Sentence Completion 30

For Students 10th - 12th
Use this multiple-choice vocabulary assessment with your advanced English language learners or your native speakers. There are six sentences provided, and your class must determine which word best completes each sentence. Example words...
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Sentence Completion 6

For Students 9th - 10th
Your class must use the subtle clues in each sentence to select the word that best fits in each blank. While multiple options are present, the correct answer is not impossible to find. Use this for some test prep before state testing!
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Sentence Completion 19

For Students 10th - 11th
Prepare your class for the SATs with this resource. There are six sentences provided, and your learner must select the correct word to fit in each sentence. Some sentences contain two blank spaces. Example vocabulary words include...
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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 Popcorn Book

For Teachers K - 5th
Pop, pop, pop! Can you hear the sound popcorn makes when it's being made? Start the day by reading The Popcorn Book. Youngsters will love stringing together popcorn necklaces and learning about popcorn. There are separate prompts and...
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Vocabulary Development through Dictionary Skills

For Students 3rd - 4th
There will always be words you don't know, so how do you find their meaning? You have to use the dictionary! Provide teams of learners with this two-page packet, and have them search the dictionary for several unknown words. Words like...
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Pre-AP Strategies for French Language and Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build vocabulary, fluency and confidence in your French speakers by having them participate in some of these engaging activities. Several suggestions are given, but you will have to design the actual lesson yourself.
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The Swimming Hole by Laura Ingalls Wilder

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This PowerPoint provides a summary, comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and links for independent activities related to the story "The Swimming Hole" by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Age-appropriate definitions of such literacy elements...
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We Play Music

For Teachers K - 2nd
Do you like music? Have your youngsters read We Play Music, practicing select reading strategies, like using picture clues to determine new words. Then, after their first independent read, have them re-read the story to a partner,...
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"Look at Me" Guided Reading Lesson

For Teachers K - 1st
Do your young learners like pigs? Use this story to practice oral fluency, discuss new vocabulary, and complete a short writing activity. This teacher-led plan keeps learners focused. 
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Spanish Love Songs

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Are your Spanish speakers learning the subjunctive? Have them listen to Spanish songs, discuss the meaning of each, and use the subjunctive form to complete the fill-in-the-blank song sheet. On day three, learners have the opportunity to...
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Poem: The Farm Octopus

For Students 1st - 2nd
What would an octopus do on a farm? Have your class read the poem "The Farm Octopus" and find out! After reading, learners fill in the blanks to complete comprehension sentences, identify rhyming words, draw a scene from the poem, and...