Vocabulary

Deepening Reading Comprehension with Vocabulary Strategies

Understanding the meaning behind words is an important part of reading comprehension. Vocabulary strategies are the tools to help students crack open unknown words. When teaching vocabulary strategies, it is important to break things down into simple steps that students can apply. While it is important to also teach vocabulary words, vocabulary strategies are more …

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activities for teaching context clues

Activities for Teaching Context Clues in the Primary Grades

Let’s dive into activities for teaching context clues in the primary grades. I also have a post that breaks down how to teach vocabulary strategies that you can find here.   Activity #1 Picture Journal for Vocabulary Many young learners are very concrete and visual. You can let students keep a picture journal to illustrate …

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Ideas for Teaching Prefixes in the Primary Grades

Ideas for Teaching Prefixes in 2nd Grade to Strengthen Vocabulary Skills

Students need opportunity to work with words and manipulate the parts of them. In primary grades like 2nd grade, students can start to dive into prefixes to strengthen their vocabulary skills. There are many ways for students to work with prefixes, and you will find a few ideas for teaching prefixes below. Idea #1 Sorting …

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Tips for Increasing Vocabulary and a Free Sample

Tips for Increasing Vocabulary and a Free Sample

Hi everyone! Today, I am going to share some tips on how to increase vocabulary during reading. Vocabulary is so important for deepening reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. It is an essential ingredient for improving student literacy.¬† Once students know how to decode those words phonetically, it is so very important to be able …

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