Fun activity to get students interested in learning new words!
135 Vocabulary Riddles - Tier I, II, and III words
Students read each sentence. They have to know what the underlined word means in order to be able to answer the question correctly. They will be scrambling to get to a dictionary to answer the question!
I normally do a "word of the day" and do one word each day; five words per week but there are many different ways you can do it!
Many of the words are multiple-meaning words so students will focus on using words in context.
Content and academic vocabulary words are included which are found on many standardized tests.