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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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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Fun Vocabulary Activities for End of the School Year

As the school year comes to a close, I find myself on the struggle bus right alongside my students. While they are anxious for summer, I am anxious to keep them learning. I want to make sure they really know the vocabulary words we’ve studied this year, as well as all the other reading, analysis and writing concepts we’ve developed this year.

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Monday, April 17, 2017

How to Help Struggling Readers Build Vocabulary; 10+ Resources to Get You Started

I love working with our district’s literacy coaches and reading specialists, and I have a special place in my heart for Ms. Long, the reading specialist at my son’s elementary school, because she was also his Kindergarten teacher. This year Ms. Long is working with our guidance counselor to host a book group, and, although my son is not an avid reader, he was excited to join his classmates and teachers in such a fun endeavor.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

How Word Parts and Context Clues Strategies Can Help Students Become Better Test Takers

So often, teachers tell students to figure out what a word means based on its word parts or on surrounding context clues, but I rarely know how to elaborate on that idea and teach concrete strategies to students.

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