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Next week, I'll start receiving new vocabulary so I can post the winners weekly again.  Last year, we did our vocabulary in the back of our writer's notebooks, and here is one of Emily's notebook words in the form of a haiku.  Check out my online vocabulary resources:  http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Next week, I'll start receiving new vocabulary so I can post the winners weekly again. Last year, we did our vocabulary in the back of our writer's notebooks, and here is one of Emily's notebook words in the form of a haiku. Check out my online vocabulary resources: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Kasey won a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award for this set of words right before Thanksgiving!  Check out my online vocabulary resources: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Kasey won a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award for this set of words right before Thanksgiving! Check out my online vocabulary resources: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader--Brian--admitted that his printer ran out of color ink for this set, but his thoughts were pretty solid, so he earns a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award.  Good work, Brian!  Check out my vocabulary resources online at: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader--Brian--admitted that his printer ran out of color ink for this set, but his thoughts were pretty solid, so he earns a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award. Good work, Brian! Check out my vocabulary resources online at: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Another great set of vocabulary from Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" from 8th grader Madelyn, which earned her a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week." Click the image to see her 2-page spread of 8 words! My vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Another great set of vocabulary from Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" from 8th grader Madelyn, which earned her a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week." Click the image to see her 2-page spread of 8 words! My vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Two more vocabulary words from "The Jungle" by eighth grader Angelina.  The showing sentence at left uses its required three action verbs cleverly, but she and I will need to chat about when to use it's and when to use its.  Vocabulary/writing activities are great formative assessments!  My vocab resources on-line: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Two more vocabulary words from "The Jungle" by eighth grader Angelina. The showing sentence at left uses its required three action verbs cleverly, but she and I will need to chat about when to use it's and when to use its. Vocabulary/writing activities are great formative assessments! My vocab resources on-line: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Tayler loves to make diagonal vocabulary boxes/triangles.  His Mr. Stick cartoons always have an extra element of detail, like tile floors or random vases.  Check out our vocabulary resources online here: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Tayler loves to make diagonal vocabulary boxes/triangles. His Mr. Stick cartoons always have an extra element of detail, like tile floors or random vases. Check out our vocabulary resources online here: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Dylan is one of my vocabulary superstars.  Even when he's no longer eligible to win another "Vocab Collector of the Week" award, his collection always look this good!  Check out my vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Dylan is one of my vocabulary superstars. Even when he's no longer eligible to win another "Vocab Collector of the Week" award, his collection always look this good! Check out my vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

My 8th grade boys stepped it up this week and 4 of my 5 vocabulary extra credit prizes.  Here is Josh's entry.  Great work here!  My vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

My 8th grade boys stepped it up this week and 4 of my 5 vocabulary extra credit prizes. Here is Josh's entry. Great work here! My vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

My 8th graders (who are just finishing "The Jungle") came back in January with amazing words for their vocabulary collections.  Here is 8th grader Alex's latest collection.  Click the image to see it in PDF format.  Visit my online vocab resources: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

My 8th graders (who are just finishing "The Jungle") came back in January with amazing words for their vocabulary collections. Here is 8th grader Alex's latest collection. Click the image to see it in PDF format. Visit my online vocab resources: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Rylee is taking some interesting risks with layout now, and I really enjoyed this set of words she submitted last Friday!  She wins a Vocab Collector of the Week award!  My vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Rylee is taking some interesting risks with layout now, and I really enjoyed this set of words she submitted last Friday! She wins a Vocab Collector of the Week award! My vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

The Amazing Gino always submits amazing vocabulary words that he's found.  I love that he chose "Into Thin Air" as his independently-chosen non-fiction...and I think he's completely enjoying it!  Check out my vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

The Amazing Gino always submits amazing vocabulary words that he's found. I love that he chose "Into Thin Air" as his independently-chosen non-fiction...and I think he's completely enjoying it! Check out my vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Jolie wins a 'Vocab Collector Award' with this set from the non-fiction book unit we just completed. Students choose a non-fiction title based on a topic they find interesting; Jolie chose the story of a musician who was involved in the holocaust; She's a vocab collecting winner now! My vocabulary resources are online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Jolie wins a 'Vocab Collector Award' with this set from the non-fiction book unit we just completed. Students choose a non-fiction title based on a topic they find interesting; Jolie chose the story of a musician who was involved in the holocaust; She's a vocab collecting winner now! My vocabulary resources are online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Alex's second page of vocabulary from last week; my students collect and bring to class 4 new words a week from the book that they attempt to use in class.  Click image to see the PDF scan of it I made.  Check out my vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Alex's second page of vocabulary from last week; my students collect and bring to class 4 new words a week from the book that they attempt to use in class. Click image to see the PDF scan of it I made. Check out my vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Catie won a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award for this set of words right before Thanksgiving!  Check out my online vocabulary resources: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Catie won a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award for this set of words right before Thanksgiving! Check out my online vocabulary resources: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

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