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Help bolster your child's vocabulary with this list of strong words.

Try these books to your 6- to 7-year-old to strengthen her understanding of idioms and build basic vocabulary.

I really like these words. They just...*sound* nice.


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Can't wait to do this with a class! LOVE the beautiful art that goes with it too of course! Thanks Joyful Learning!

Rock Words How can we help kindergartners learn about word choice? I love reading stories and highlighting WOW words/Interesting words. How can we take it to the next step and see a kindergarten pick stronger words in their writing?? Can they get beyond I felt happy. I felt sad. Don't get me wrong, I am thrilled when I see a child writing about their feelings. But when we see lots of the same kinds of sentences I think it's the perfect opportunity to teach students better word choice. I…

Tara Teaches: September 2012

I'm going to share something else that I use with my students. I got the original idea from my amazing cooperating teacher during my Student Teaching, Lorissa! I learned so much during those few months and am so grateful that she opened her classroom to me! Hopefully, one day I will have my own "Intern" as they call Student Teachers in Florida. This is a retelling bookmark that you can make with your students. It can help them out in Reading, obviously, but can also reinforce what they do in…

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Everything you write consists of two components: content and style. Content is what you’re writing about – the information you’re trying to convey or plot of the story you’re telling. Style is the way in which you present that information – your word choice, organization, and other details of the writing. Find out how to write an outstanding essay with your unique style and interesting content.
Get your students motivated to write with MILLION DOLLAR WORDS! When your students are done learning about WORD CHOICE with the step-by-step motivating and color-coding activities, you will see their writing become more detailed and descriptive! DOES YOUR DISTRICT USE DIFFERENT COLORS FOR PARTS OF SPEECH? NO PROBLEM! This resource also includes an editable Powerpoint for those pages.
Writing routines begin in the primary grades, and why not begin with consistent language? The Six Writing Traits offer that to us. They help our students spot the traits in material they read, know what to work on with their own writing, and direct us as teachers on what to teach our students. They include writing ideas, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, organization, and writing conventions. So what should writing look like in the primary grades? Let's explore this topic.
“Now she gets to pick up the pieces.” Meet the women of Weld, the charming New Zealand town host to the colorful characters in 800 Words. Check out every episode of the charming dramedy now.

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