Looking for Common Core "Word Work" in your middle grades classroom that you can implement right away and and implement for only minutes everyday? This is the teaching tool for you from Mrs. Beers' Language Arts Class!
This 186-slide PDF powerpoint is the perfect morning starter for your middle grades learners that can be utilized everyday of the school year.
Packed with vocabulary words your students need to know, each slide includes the word's part of speech and a grade-level appropriate definition, with a picture to allow students to better visualize the meaning. By incorporating the Word of the Day Organizer students will touch on prefixes, suffixes, roots/bases, synonyms, antonyms, and fluent and thoughtful sentence writing...all the word work that needs to be incorporated into common core!
Students will be introduced to vocabulary words that will make them become more fluent in both their reading and writing.
This is a MUST HAVE classroom resource!
Just updated January 2014:
-Font of Word of the Day slides is Century Gothic
-Updated Clip art and definitions
-Updated Word of the Day student organizer
-Table of Contents
-Clear directions to utilize in your classroom more effectively
-Student notes for review of: parts of speech, synonyms, antonyms, prefixes, suffixes, root/base words
-Lists of words for student tracking
Grab these other great resources:
Journal of the Week for Middle Grades to Middle School
Sentence of the Day: CCSS Editing Toolkit
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Foofa Font: This Little Piggy Reads
Clip art: Whimsy Clips