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Vocabulary Activities

Vocabulary Activities
n--Word wall words should be cut according to their shape for grades K-3 n--Use large black letters on pastel backgrounds n--Do not include too many words at one time n--For grades K-1, begin the word wall with the names and photos of students n--Do activities with the word wall each week, engaging all learners visually and kinesthetically. n--Students should always be expected to spell and write the word wall words correctly during writing activities *Material adapted from a variety of sources including Dr.

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proverbs TRADITIONAL PROVERBS: A barking dog never bites. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush A fool and his money are soon parted. A friend in need is a friend indeed. A new broom sweeps clean. A nod's as good as a wink to a blind man. (e.g., it doesn't make any difference what you do -- they don't know!)

5 Websites for Elementary School Vocabulary Whether you are working with kids learning English as a second language or looking to expand the vocabulary of native-speaking elementary students, online vocabulary builders are great additions to your teaching toolbox. These sites can help you add hundreds of words to the vocabulary of young children without boring rote memorization. InsideStory Flashcards Completely free, InsideStory Flashcards offers digital flashcards with words, high-quality photographs, an example sentence and a brief description. These flashcards are divided into basic, easy, medium and hard, and teachers can pick the words they want their students to learn.

Clothes and Colors ESL Vocabulary Games, Elementary Learners Game Review ESL English Vocabulary Related to Clothes and Colors using this Wheel of Fortune Game. This game is also excellent for classroom teaching. Teachers can engage students in a classroom vocabulary review for elementary ESL, EFL Learners. 45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’ Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. ~Mark Twain‘Very’ is the most useless word in the English language and can always come out. Orange County Schools Custom Search Literacy Home Page Literacy Spotlight Compound Word Match – Nature Have you learned how to spot compound words in nature? continued… Compound words are created when two words come together to form a new word. Learning compound words can be fun. Especially when you learn compound words with online games!

100 Exquisite Adjectives By Mark Nichol Adjectives — descriptive words that modify nouns — often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it’s quality, not quantity, that is the issue. Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find just the right word for the job, enrichment ensues. Elementary: Synonym or Antonym? Sorry, this is a flash-based game that requires Adobe Flash Player. Many of these games will run on mobile devices with VocabularySpellingCity apps. For Apple devices Available for Android Learn More about www.VocabularySpellingCity.com! Teaching spelling and vocabulary is easy with VocabularySpellingCity!

Koprowski - Ten Good Games for Recycling Vocabulary The Internet TESL Journal Mark Koprowskimarkkoprowski [at] yahoo.com Introduction Learning is remembering. If we respect this axiom, the review and recycling of new language items will be critical if they stand a chance of becoming readily accessible in long-term memory. 45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' A posthaven user upvoted this post. — habebaakiar 3 years ago — barcahaters 3 years ago — Jan Arzooman 3 years ago

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