A larger vocabulary will allow students to express their thoughts more clearly in spoken and written forms. This interactive vocabulary book allows students to choose which vocabulary words they like best to write down in their personal vocabulary notebooks, giving them a degree of self-direction within their education. Lessons begin with a high-interest story with a range of vocabulary words; comprehension/critical thinking questions, vocabulary exercises, dictionary skills, a writing exercise and other strategies for learning to read and remember vocabulary words are also included. Two-tone illustrations, a conversational tone and engaging stories makes Words are Wonderful perfect for all students--whether language oriented or not! 213 pages, glossary included, softcover. Book 1.