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8th grader Jaysen is currently in love with the syndicated TV show "Scrubs," and his vocabulary from "A Separate Peace" found its way into multiple "Scrubs" contexts here. My kids are creative! Learn about weekly vocabulary collecting here: http://www.corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

8th grader Jaysen is currently in love with the syndicated TV show "Scrubs," and his vocabulary from "A Separate Peace" found its way into multiple "Scrubs" contexts here. My kids are creative! Learn about weekly vocabulary collecting here: http://www.corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

My 7th graders are finishing their self-chosen non-fiction unit that I made thanks to Common Core Standards. 7th grader Tyler read the sports-themed book "Dynamo," and he found great vocabulary with the book.  He wins a 'Vocab Collector of the Week' award with this set!  Check out my vocab resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

My 7th graders are finishing their self-chosen non-fiction unit that I made thanks to Common Core Standards. 7th grader Tyler read the sports-themed book "Dynamo," and he found great vocabulary with the book. He wins a 'Vocab Collector of the Week' award with this set! Check out my vocab 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

6th grader--Natalie--is experimenting with creating interactive elements as part of her vocabulary section.  Here is a page where the meaningful vocabulary activities are attached as "fold outs."    The lesson I used to inspire these student collections can be found here:  http://corbettharrison.com/free_lessons/Boy-Who-Loved-Words.htm

6th grader--Natalie--is experimenting with creating interactive elements as part of her vocabulary section. Here is a page where the meaningful vocabulary activities are attached as "fold outs." The lesson I used to inspire these student collections can be found here: http://corbettharrison.com/free_lessons/Boy-Who-Loved-Words.htm

6th grader Luke (whose handwriting is ALMOST as bad as my own) is now using the online form I created for my students, and he won a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award this last week!  See my online form and other vocab resources: http://www.pinterest.com/corbettharrison/vocabulary-collectors/

6th grader Luke (whose handwriting is ALMOST as bad as my own) is now using the online form I created for my students, and he won a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award this last week! See my online form and other vocab resources: http://www.pinterest.com/corbettharrison/vocabulary-collectors/

I'll end this week's vocabulary posting with one of my uber-artists: 8th grader Emily. I can't ever complain about the quality of her word choices or her presentation of them.  Click image to see Emily's 2-page spread.  My vocabulary resources are online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

I'll end this week's vocabulary posting with one of my uber-artists: 8th grader Emily. I can't ever complain about the quality of her word choices or her presentation of them. Click image to see Emily's 2-page spread. My vocabulary resources are online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Here's another set of vocabulary words inspired by the memoir "Rocket Boys" my 8th graders are reading. Here is Jaysen's latest set of words.  He wins a vocab collecting award.  My vocab resource can be found online here:http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Here's another set of vocabulary words inspired by the memoir "Rocket Boys" my 8th graders are reading. Here is Jaysen's latest set of words. He wins a vocab collecting award. My vocab resource can be found online here:http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader--Tyler--also won a Vocabulary Collecting Award with this awesome collection of weekly words from "Flowers for Algernon."  Good work, Tyler.  Check out my new page of online vocabulary collecting resources at this site:  http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader--Tyler--also won a Vocabulary Collecting Award with this awesome collection of weekly words from "Flowers for Algernon." Good work, Tyler. Check out my new page of online vocabulary collecting resources at this site: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

7th grader Tia won my weeekly vocabulary collecting award with this page of 25-cent words.  See how I teach my students to collect their own words: http://corbettharrison.com/free_lessons/Boy-Who-Loved-Words.htm

7th grader Tia won my weeekly vocabulary collecting award with this page of 25-cent words. See how I teach my students to collect their own words: http://corbettharrison.com/free_lessons/Boy-Who-Loved-Words.htm

My 7th graders all end the year reading & comparing two Steinbeck novellas. Rylee--seventh grade-- shares four of her eight words from last week that came from "The Red Pony," which won her a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award.  Rylee...come by and take up to five prizes from the extra credit prize bucket! Check out my free-to-access vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

My 7th graders all end the year reading & comparing two Steinbeck novellas. Rylee--seventh grade-- shares four of her eight words from last week that came from "The Red Pony," which won her a "Vocabulary Collector of the Week" award. Rylee...come by and take up to five prizes from the extra credit prize bucket! Check out my free-to-access vocabulary resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

8th grader, Bree,--inspired by our Common Core-inspired reading of "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" as our non-fiction novel this year, collected and presented this excellent page of vocabulary words.  You can learn about my vocabulary-collecting techniques at my new webpage resource:  http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

8th grader, Bree,--inspired by our Common Core-inspired reading of "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" as our non-fiction novel this year, collected and presented this excellent page of vocabulary words. You can learn about my vocabulary-collecting techniques at my new webpage resource: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

As his required "meaningful writing activity," seventh grader Ethan created this fake "Computer App" based on one of his vocabulary words of the week: contrive.    This was an activity actually designed by my 8th graders. Enjoy examples of all the vocabulary activities my 8th graders created here: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm#studentmade

As his required "meaningful writing activity," seventh grader Ethan created this fake "Computer App" based on one of his vocabulary words of the week: contrive. This was an activity actually designed by my 8th graders. Enjoy examples of all the vocabulary activities my 8th graders created here: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm#studentmade

6th grader--Hannah--gave my eighth graders a "run for their money" with this wonderful collection of words from the Ralph Fletcher books we are reading.  Nice work, Hannah...you earned a Vocabulary Collector award during a week the 8th graders were trying to outshine everyone.  Check out my new vocabulary resource page: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

6th grader--Hannah--gave my eighth graders a "run for their money" with this wonderful collection of words from the Ralph Fletcher books we are reading. Nice work, Hannah...you earned a Vocabulary Collector award during a week the 8th graders were trying to outshine everyone. Check out my new vocabulary resource page: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

A really nice set of weekly vocabulary from Alejandra, one of my 8th graders.  Learn about my weekly vocabulary collecting routine here: http://www.corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

A really nice set of weekly vocabulary from Alejandra, one of my 8th graders. Learn about my weekly vocabulary collecting routine here: http://www.corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

There are only two ways students can earn extra credit from me, and one of them is earning a vocab collector of the week award. There are five or six 8th graders whose weekly entries--like Mimi's here--are practically publishable; it's amazing what happens when they WANT that extra credit award. Here is page two of this vocabulary entry: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/450852612668334037/

There are only two ways students can earn extra credit from me, and one of them is earning a vocab collector of the week award. There are five or six 8th graders whose weekly entries--like Mimi's here--are practically publishable; it's amazing what happens when they WANT that extra credit award. Here is page two of this vocabulary entry: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/450852612668334037/

Another 8th grader--Jaysen (who is also my student aide)--submitted this excellent collection of words from "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" and won a Vocabulary Collector of the Week extra credit award for his efforts.  Check out my new vocabulary resources at my new vocabulary resource page: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

Another 8th grader--Jaysen (who is also my student aide)--submitted this excellent collection of words from "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" and won a Vocabulary Collector of the Week extra credit award for his efforts. Check out my new vocabulary resources at my new vocabulary resource page: http://corbettharrison.com/Vocabulary.htm

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