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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary ~ Edutopia

Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary ~ Edutopia | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Rebecca Alber offers tips for teaching vocabulary that include letting students select the words, putting away dictionaries, and creating time for talk and play with new terms.

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You have to have the words to practice word choice.

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Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction > Eye On Education

Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction > Eye On Education | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

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Donna Shattuck's curator insight, August 8, 2013 7:02 AM

Fantastic!

Vocabmonk's curator insight, September 9, 2014 5:44 AM

10 Principles for effective Vocabulary.

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Education.

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The Write-n-ator! Watch a Clip of WordGirl and Take the Writing Challenge

The Write-n-ator!  Watch a Clip of WordGirl and Take the Writing Challenge | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

New Hampshire Public Television presents…The Write-n-ator!
Just watch the video clip – check the writing & vocabulary clues – then take the writing challenge! 

 


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12 Vocabulary Apps for Kids : With Common Core Alignment!

12 Vocabulary Apps for Kids : With Common Core Alignment! | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
FREE & fabulous - World’s Worst Pet-Vocabulary, an educational app for kids in grades 4 – 8. Snargg, a cute blue pet needs kids to use their vocabulary skills to get him out of trouble. The app...
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The author of this article put in the time to align the apps to CC standards.

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Memrise

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This is site has a really interesting approach to learning vocabulary from a whole range of languages. You can even create your own vocabulary learning courses if you sign up. Really nicely designed and great for short bursts of learning.


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Interested in an Online Graduate Course in the 6-Traits?

UW-Stout: EDUC 654 Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits | 3 graduate credits | Online Professional Development for Teachers | NCATE Accredited 8 week 100% online class |