Build third grade students' academic vocabulary in as little as 20 minutes a day! This easy-to-use kit provides a systematic approach to teaching vocabulary and word awareness using Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, and bases. Students learn strategies for deciphering roots and their meanings across multiple content areas. Short, daily lessons introduce and provide advanced word study practice, teaching essential strategies that enable students to unlock the meaning of cross-curricular vocabulary words they encounter inside and outside school.
Teacher's Guide – Daily lessons, research-based practice, targeted instruction on common spelling issues, differentiation strategies, and support for bilingual students.
Assessments – Formal and informal assessments, diagnostic pre- and post-tests, and unit quizzes.
Student Guided Practice Book – Daily lessons provided in full color, and print and digital formats.
Program Guide – A quick overview explains how to use the Digital Games and provides pacing options and tips for implementation.
Digital Resources and Slides – Assessments, reproducibles, bonus student pages, and a comprehensive Word Families and Word Roots list.
Digital Games – Fun, interactive, meaningful practice and application with the accompanying digital games.
Building Vocabulary, 2nd Edition Teacher’s Guide includes instruction for teaching the lessons that go along with the Student Guided Practice Book. Each overview page includes information to build both the teacher’s and the students’ background knowledge for each lesson.
Empower students to unlock the magic and meaning of academic vocabulary with daily lessons and activities that make word play exciting, through the full-color Student Guided Practice Book, available in print and digital formats.
Dive into the research that drives the use of roots and linguistic patterns to teach English vocabulary and see how students grow across the levels of instruction. This easy-to-implement program guide explains how to use the Digital Games and provides pacing options and tips for implementation.
The Assessment section of the Teacher's Guide contains diagnostic pre- and post-tests, and unit quizzes that gauge student performance and drive instructional decisions. The pre‑test will help determine how to differentiate instruction: who needs to be challenged, for example, as well as who needs extra support. Using the post-test will provide some information on the extent to which students have learned the new roots.
Utilize additional teaching and practice resources with slides, assessments, reproducibles, bonus student pages, and a comprehensive Word Families and Word Roots list. Provide students with fun, interactive, and meaningful practice and application with the accompanying digital games. Check out our new online games!