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5 Engaging and Effective Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary

What comes to mind when you think about teaching word study? Spelling tests? Word lists? These might be the strategies you have used in the past for spelling instruction. But word study is much more than that!  learn more

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Five Research-Based Ways to Teach Vocabulary

Did you know that typically, only 5% to 10% of instructional time is devoted to vocabulary instruction, yet students, especially struggling students and English learners (ELs), need between 12 and 14 exposures to words and their meanings to fully learn them  learn more

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A combination of grammar and vocabulary websites. Stories in English to read! Do you enjoy reading stories? Read our entertaining short stories specially written for intermediate or upper-intermediate-level learners. These short stories in English include vocabulary help.    learn more

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Reading Rockets: Teaching Vocabulary

Consider some excellent lesson models for teaching vocabulary, explaining idioms, fostering word consciousness, instruction for English Language Learners, and mnemonic strategies.  learn more

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Vocabulary Lesson Plans

Education.com. Teaching is one of the most challenging and complex jobs on the planet. Our digital resources, tools, and learning materials are developed by educational experts to incorporate leading pedagogical practices. They are useful in any type of teaching moment and many can be used to support national education standards.  learn more