Provide students with vocabulary centered on curriculum areas and common school topics they're likely to encounter. Individual vocabulary packets will help students become familiar with the academic vocabulary most often used at their grade level. Four pages teach students ten words, and include lesson words; explanations & exercises on their meaning; a writing assignment; exercises involving suffixes, prefixes, parts of speech, roots, etc.; and a puzzle or game. Topics and words covered include: writing (quotation, abbreviate), science (chemical, investigate), math (denominator, currency), drama (enact, perform), and more. 80 reproducible pages with answer key and word list. Softcover. Grade 4.
Research shows that some of the most effective words students can learn are academic vocabulary. Knowing these words boosts students' ability to understand and complete classroom work, homework assignments, standardized tests, and more. Each of these 18 ready-to-reproduce, 4-page lessons gives students multiple encounters with the new words to help kids really remember them. Also includes writing prompts and engaging activities. For use with Grade 4.