The common core standards establish a “staircase” of increasing complexity so students can become fluent readers and writers. With this in mind, it is vital to review key vocabulary as well as preview vocabulary. This unit contains key vocabulary words from grades K-3 ELA common core standards covering literature, informational text, foundational skills, writing, speaking and listening, and language.
Use cards for an academic word wall. Add cards as you discuss each new word. Review word wall frequently.
Fold cards to make flash cards. Use these whole group or have students test each other.
Cut cards apart for match game. Students can match common core vocabulary to definitions.
Excellent weekly center activity and AWESOME formative assessment!.
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