Vocabulary: Word Meaning: Know or No

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Activate the prior knowledge of young scholars as they expand their vocabulary with this language arts activity. Given a deck of cards containing new vocabulary words, learners sort them into four categories, from Don't know the meaning to Know the meaning well, before recording their definitions on the included worksheet.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • This activity would serve as a center during language arts rotations in any elementary grade level
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires copying and cutting cards, dictionaries, and copies of the worksheet
  • Activity can be adapted to address any vocabulary words
  • Provides a worksheet that allows children to record when they encounter vocabulary words
  • Includes a clear list of step-by-step directions for performing the activity
  • Provides ideas for extending or adapting the activity