6th Grade Academic Vocabulary: Printable activities to boost academic language

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Limited vocabulary, especially academic vocabulary, can be a huge barrier to student success in fifth grade. Effectively build your 6th graders’ academic language skills in 10 minutes per day with activities that focus on building a strong foundation word knowledge.

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

QUICK, EFFECTIVE DAILY PRACTICE THAT BUILDS ACADEMIC VOCABULARY

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.

DIG DEEP INTO COMMONLY USED (AND ASSESSED) ACADEMIC LANGUAGE

This bundle includes 40 purposefully selected vocabulary words commonly seen on sixth-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.

YOUR DOWNLOAD INCLUDES:

• Instructional guide w/ implementation suggestions

• Wordlist with definitions, parts of speech, synonyms & antonyms (NEW)

• Picture Word Wall Cards - perfect for ELL students (NEW)

• Student Word Cards - perfect for creating vocabulary rings

• 40 weeks of daily vocabulary warm-ups (4 NEW weeks)

• 4 Quarterly Review Quizzes to monitor retention

• Answer keys for weekly review & quarterly quizzes (NEW)

Need the digital version? Find it here: 6th Vocabulary + Digital

EASY-TO-FOLLOW DAILY 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

WORDS INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE:

✔ abandon

✔ beneficial

✔ chronological

✔ liberate

✔ diminish

✔ majority

✔ vacate

✔ cope

✔ mimic

✔ elaborate

✔ abundant

✔ minute

✔ immense

✔ knack

✔ loathe

✔ terminate

✔ vital

✔ unanimous

✔ plummet

✔ awe

✔ apparel

✔ generate

✔ remorse

✔ superior

✔ deplete

✔ diligent

✔ copious

✔ reluctant

✔ adhere

✔ precise

✔ transform

✔ equivalent

✔ predicament

✔ subsequent

✔ excel

✔ adjacent

✔ manipulate

✔ lofty

✔ declare

This product is also available for the following grade levels:

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade

6th Grade

Middle School - 7th & 8th

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

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

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