Pebble or Rock Words: A word that is a pebble does not tip the scale like a rock. Rocks are strong and have muscle! Find rocks outside your classroom and decorate the rocks to make Rock Garden of Words. We are always on the look out during read aloud time for Rock Words. At writing time, we are trying to put Rock words in our stories.
Generic word work form for content vocabulary. Includes a place for the word, the part of speech, the definition, a place for the student to use the word in a sentence, draw a picture, find synonyms and rate themselves on their understanding of the word.
Foldable idea for root words, This would also be great for describing - label the center and write - function, category, location, what other words go with it and put the answers under the flaps. Artic too - sound in the middle words on the flap and phrase or sentence under the flap!
Picture book covers with target words underneath. LOVE this idea. One could have students make tally marks next to each word as they encounter them in other texts or use them when talking. LOVE.