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Curriculum Vocābulōrum: A Contextualized Classroom Game

This is my take on Martina Bex’s Word Race. I consider our activities to be evolved versions of “flyswatter” games that now align more closely to Second Language Acquisition principles.  406 more words

Teaching With Compelling CI

Making Vocabulary Fun (with Freebies)!

As a kid, I remember being given a list of words. I found them in the dictionary. Wrote them on a page in my blue lesson book, and copied the definition. 336 more words


Enhance your spelling and vocabulary with help of Test

Do you want to improve or enhance your spelling & vocabulary, then you need to take spelling test.


Academic Vocabulary: Giving Students an Academic Edge

“Vocabulary knowledge is one of the most reliable predictors of academic success.” (Daily Academic Vocabulary, page 4)   Knowing academic vocabulary is essential for students to understand concepts across content areas; it is also a focus of the Common Core State Standards. 324 more words

Lesson Ideas

English Tongue Twisters

Ready to have some fun with the sound of words?

The students need to have got to grips with the majority of the words and sounds to have fun with this game.  211 more words

Should we pre-teach vocabulary before reading?

Yes and No. Teaching key words before introducing a new passage has always been the way teachers have taught new words.

Considering your class age and abilities it is best to begin with this plan and gauge your classes experience and level. 88 more words