Vocabulary, Vocabulary, Vocabulary!

Posted by Big Universe on Aug 24, 2011 2:16:53 AM

Literacy involves reading, writing, and thinking. Learning new words (vocabulary) plays a significant role in each of those areas.

Part of writing well involves using vocabulary correctly.

What are some ways you develop vocabulary skills for yourself?

What are some ways you develop vocabulary skills in students?

What are some ways you demonstrate vocabulary skills?

What are some ways you assess vocabulary skills?

What can you do today to learn and use a new word?

Here are some LiveBinders full of resources and activities for word work and vocabulary:

I also did an advanced search on Big Universe Learning for the term vocabulary, and found lots of books that deal with word families and letter sounds, which are the building blocks of vocabulary words. Teacher Created Material Publishing is the publisher of many books of this type on Learning Village.

You can also search the Big Universe Learning Blog for several other posts dealing with vocabulary and working with words.

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Topics: Writing, Literacy

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