4th Grade Academic Vocabulary: Activities to boost academic language (+ digital)

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4th, Homeschool
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105 pages
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Description

Limited vocabulary, especially academic vocabulary, can be a huge barrier to student success in fourth grade. In just 10 minutes per day, you can effectively build your 4th graders’ academic language skills with vocabulary activities that focus on building a strong foundation word knowledge.

These simple, targeted vocabulary activities focus on Tier 2 vocabulary to help transition students from word recognition to application.

QUICK, EFFECTIVE DAILY PRACTICE THAT BUILDS WORD KNOWLEDGE

When used as a daily warm-up, it gives your students a chance to discuss and utilize academic language through the research-based format identified by Marzano and colleagues.

EASY-TO-FOLLOW WEEKLY ROUTINE

Monday: Introduction & part of speech

Tuesday: Define the word & create a non-linguistic representation (visualize)

Wednesday: Identify synonyms & antonyms

Thursday: Apply your knowledge through writing

Friday: Assess understanding & apply in context

DIG DEEP INTO COMMONLY USED (AND ASSESSED) ACADEMIC VOCABULARY

This bundle includes 36 purposefully selected vocabulary words commonly seen on fourth-grade assessments and academic tasks, and daily practice scaffolds from identification to application and analysis as students build a deeper understanding.

Perfect for classroom use, intervention groups, or tutoring.

You'll receive:

• Instructional guide with implementation suggestions and wordlist

• Word cards for word walls or personal dictionaries

• 36 weeks of daily vocabulary warm-ups

• 4 Quarterly review quizzes to monitor retention

• Answer keys for review quizzes

• Digital student workbook formatted for Google Classroom

This product is also available for the following grade levels:

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

5th Grade

6th Grade

Middle School - 7th & 8th

Want to learn more? Check out this blog post about Daily Academic Vocabulary.

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© Rebecca Davies. All rights reserved by author. These materials are intended for personal use by a single classroom only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. See product file for clip art and font credits.

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Total Pages
105 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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Standards

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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

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