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Vocab on the Move....during a unit review in reading we typically play this game. The students all have a sentence strip with a vocab word on it. They do not know what the word is though. They have to travel around the room to find a synonym, antonym, example, sentence, etc. The clues are used to determine the word on their heads.

15 Vocabulary Strategies in 15 minutes! Great ideas for effective vocabulary instruction!

Bundle of 10 activities to reinforce/ challenge Greek & Latin roots! Go beyond memorizing to APPLY, create, and read in context! Each is one lesson long. Great for SUB PLANS! CCSS aligned for grades 6-8 AND high school SAT prep! Answer keys and example projects included. $

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Vocabulary Ideas

Vocabulary strategy - students write vocabulary words on each post-it, trace the post-its on a piece of paper, and write each definition in the squares. They trade with a partner and the partner has to stick each word on top of its definition.

Slap! Call out a word and first person to slap it, adds it to their pile..... vocabulary, sight words, math facts... so many possibilities!

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Bang- pull a stick, read the math fact, and solve. If you get a stick that says BANG! put all your sticks back. This could be done for any type of flash card practice, sight words, number recognition...

Vocabulary games and activities, plus FREE printable.

word wall idea-under chalkboard. There I might actually have room.