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Vocabulary Land Game Board (Grades  4-12)


Vocabulary Land, similar to Hasbro® Candy Land™
, is a captivating vocabulary game that's guaranteed to get students excited about learning new words
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

8 Strategies for Teaching ELL Students Vocabulary Words

I have been friends with each of the three English Language Learner (ELL) teachers that have served my district since I began teaching, but I especially enjoy our new ELL specialist, who is truly enthusiastic and eager for her students to comprehend all possible materials. She works with elementary through high school students, and I love her idea that to reach these students—and, let’s be honest, most students—the key is making connections to popular culture.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

14 Free Back-to-School Printables for Teachers

Although I have been working all summer long, the inevitable school year start date suddenly looms up before me, scary and overwhelming. To honor teachers also feeling the weight of the new school year on their shoulders, I want to share some of my favorite back-to-school printables. Hopefully these free resources will help you check off a few items from your to-do list.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

3 Vocabulary Activities to Use with In-Class Texts

I make it a priority to integrate vocabulary into every aspect of my English class. I really enjoy having students use their vocabulary to discuss the text(s) we are studying in class. Here are a few of my favorite vocabulary activities that can be applied to contextual analysis.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

How to Pre-Assess and Differentiate Students' Learning for SAT/ACT Exams

Every school year I begin with the Sadlier’s Vocabulary Workshop's diagnostic vocabulary test. Students answer 50 multiple-choice vocabulary questions about the meaning and usage. When they are done, students check their answers.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

An Awesome SAT and ACT Comparison for Teachers and Students

I will never forget driving to my SAT exam early one Saturday morning; I had the radio blaring classical music while I crunched peppermints and double-checked my supply of number two pencils and the state-issued ID in my lap. I had been practicing for a month using my floppy-disk SAT Review program and had pored over the SAT pamphlet so I’d know how much time I had for each section. I was ready!

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

7 Teacher PD Opportunities to Take Advantage of this Summer

I can still remember the summer after my first year of teaching. My roommate, a fellow high school English teacher, and I literally sat on the couch for a week watching episodes of The Real World, reveling in the fact that we were getting paid to rest!

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