Conversation Starters Using Tier 2 Vocabulary Words

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Tier 2 vocabulary encompasses words that often occur in mature language situations, so this product best targets older students and mixed groups. I think you'll find that your students will have a lot of fun learning vocabulary while answering the thought provoking questions!


What awesome resources are included?

★ 80 conversation cards

★ Display page that can be used as a bulletin board


How should you use this product?

★ It can be used as a bulletin board or as a group activity

★ Perfect for mixed groups working on vocabulary and social skills

★ For a bulletin board: Print and laminate the display page. Print and laminate the conversation starters. You can hang the cards in the box on the display page with Velcro or Fun Tack. Students can respond to the question/task as they enter the room as a form of a “do now” activity.

★ For a group activity: Print the conversation cards and laminate if desired. Place the cards in the center of the table. Students can take turns selecting a card and starting the conversation using the prompt on the card. You can set a timer to keep the conversation going.

★ Encourage students to use the Tier 2 vocabulary word in their responses!


What are tier 2 vocabulary words?

They are vocabulary words seen across content areas and commonly seen on standardized tests.

Evidence shows that there is an association between vocabulary knowledge and academic attainment. (Spencer et al., 2017).


Want other vocabulary products? Check these out:

Articulation Word Search Using Tier 2 Vocabulary

Building Vocabulary For Older Students

My Tier 2 Vocabulary Dictionary


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