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Want some alternative #testing ideas for #spelling/vocab #teachers?

The following are some of the alternative “testing” ideas I’ve used in my classroom over the years. If you like my ideas/use them, please show your appreciation by liking, tweeting, or re-blogging, giving credit to EnglishEmporium.WordPress.com. 741 more words

Teacher Tools

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. 431 more words

Teaching With Compelling CI

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