Word of the Day--new word, beyond the vocabulary list from the weekly story. Discussed briefly, added to wall display, and kids keep track of in some sort of journal. Vocabulary Words, Grade Style, Class Change, Wall Display, Classroom Ideas, Change Activities, 2Nd Grade, Second Grade, Expanded Vocabulary
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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.
Write On, Wipe Off - If I Can Spell... CVC Short Vowel Word Building Cards
*Vocabulary -- for students who finish early. Have them choose a word from the children's dictionary and fill out worksheet. Keep a classroom binder where students will store their magical words in alphabetical order. At the end of the year collect each students and put them in their memory book so they can see how many magical words they found.