Category: Vocabulary

Vocabulary Work in Upper Grades

Vocabulary Work for Upper Grades and Why It’s Important

Why is vocabulary work important in upper grades? Vocabulary is a word that refers to all of the words in a given language. One must know vocabulary words to communicate effectively with others. Vocabulary is also important to reading comprehension because the reader will not understand what they are reading

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Vocabulary Strategies for Struggling Readers

Implementing strategic planning in teaching vocabulary will allow students to have a better understanding of language, reading, and comprehension. Read more as I share four important vocabulary strategies to help struggling readers!  Four Components of Vocabulary It’s important to align teaching strategies to reflect the four major categories of vocabulary:

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5 Greek and Latin Root Activities

When it comes to learning vocabulary words, word parts are where it’s at! Greek and Latin Root words are the basis for so many words in the English language. Students that understand Greek and Latin roots are more likely to score higher on standardized assessments. Vocabulary acquisition also helps reading

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5 Vocabulary Activities & Games your Students will Love

Teaching vocabulary doesn’t have to be a dull routine with the right vocabulary activities. I’ve already shared some simple steps for teaching vocabulary so that students retain it. The last of these steps is to engage your students in playing with the vocabulary words. My favorite way to do that

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