Ditch the “Assign, Define & Test” way of teaching vocabulary and use word webs/word maps to provide students opportunities to use new vocabulary words in conversation.
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Feeling connected with students during remote learning is one of the hardest hurdles to overcome. Use these digital tools to boost collaboration, spice up your online lessons and spark some creativity along the way!
Blending a love of words with a delicious ice cream cone makes this alliteration activity instantly have everyone smiling and wordsmith-ing away. Free downloadable resource available which includes: classroom poster, copy of poem, brainstorming template and an incredible ice cream final draft sheet!
Using interactive vocabulary notebooks with students is a great way to keep word learning organized, consistent and engaging! Start with Tier II vocabulary words and then consider incorporating content specific words as well.