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Using a Word Wall in Middle School

Word walls can provide scaffolding, visual reminders, & increase academic vocabulary! Ideas for setting up & using your word wall in a middle school class. | via @maneveringthem


vocabulary ideas- Can be used like regular four square. Call out a vocab word . Student is responsible for giving the info for the word in heir square while tossing the all. Rotate to next square and repeat when new word is given. Continue until all words used.

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Vocabulary is Destroying Your Test Scores...& What You Can Do About It

Awesome Ideas for Teaching Vocabulary - Both elementary & middle school students need vocabulary strategies to build comprehension. Research shows that instruction with activities like word of the day let students better grasp word definitions and big ideas making students more creative with their word choice in speaking and writing. See if you are as shocked as I was by the first bit of research in this post. The free printables will definitely be helpful in boosting vocabulary for my…

from The Literary Maven

Word Webs: A Vocabulary Activity with a Twist

Looking for a new vocabulary activity to engage your middle school or high school students? After students make webs of their vocabulary words, have their partners try to guess the word. Read on for directions and samples.


10 Games to Play with any Vocabulary Words

Vocabulary instruction is so critical is today's classroom! A vast vocabulary will help students to become better readers and writers. V...

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5 Fun Word Games for Vocabulary Practice

Say hi to our wonderful guest blogger, Alicia Christian, aka The Elementary Professor! Vocabulary practice is something teachers are always trying to increase.  Now with more reading in t…

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Science Vocabulary Solutions

Science Vocabulary Ideas - I LOVE the ideas on here, just not sure how to use them for vocab in other academic areas