Using worksheets in your classroom helps keep students organized. Learn 5 tips on how to spice up your worksheets and teach character education at the same time!
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.
Think Pair Share is the secret to making vocabulary words stick. Use this simple collaboration protocol just once a week in your classroom and watch the magic happen!
Using a digital vocabulary notebook is an easy way to help students stay organized and gives them a place to keep a running record of words you learn together. Learn about the why and how of digital vocabulary notebooks, plus download 5 FREE notebook templates to use in your classroom!
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!
It is important to always believe in yourself and stay optimistic when something doesn’t come as easily for you as it does for someone else. Use these great picture books to promote optimism in your classroom.
In the Word Collector by Peter Reynolds, Jerome has a wonderful imagination. Use his love of words in your interactive read aloud to promote word learning in your classroom with these easy to use activities!
Meaningful vocabulary will help to strengthen your students’ reading comprehension, writing skills and conversations. Introduce three Tier II vocabulary words with there interactive read alouds and printable resources for your elementary classroom.
Using vocabulary interactive 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.