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Vocabulary Journal

Vocabulary is one of the most important parts of a student’s reading foundation. The more words as student recognizes and knows, the better a student will be at comprehension. If a student knows that the word prairie means a large open area of grassland he or she will better understand the co ...

Best Practice to Teaching Vocabulary

The best practice in teaching vocabulary is word parts and word relationships. Research states that teachings students words by breaking them down and relating the broken down parts to familiar words or situations is the best way to teach words.One way to break down words is for the teacher to intr ...

Thinking Words vs. Fighting Words

   With a classroom full of students to teach and manage it can make for a stressful day. Many of us end up barking out commands and issuing ultimatums in order to keep things together. While sometimes necessary, using “fighting words” with students can often lead to power str ...

Teaching High Frequency Words

High frequency words are those words that materialize in print most often. They are words that students will see frequently in the English language. Some high frequency words are site words, words that students look at and recognize by sight without the need of decoding skills. Not all high frequen ...

Using Positive Words to Receive Expected Outcomes

As teachers, what we tell our students makes a great impact in how they respond. So, why not stay as positive as possible? Some words we say, although we mean to be positive, don’t always sound that way.For instance, if you want your students to remember something such as studying for a quiz, ...