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High Stakes Testing - Vocabulary Builder

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This product is designed to strengthen a student's testing vocabulary throughout an entire school year, with one word used per week (with a total of 40 words) in a regular classroom, speech therapy room, ESL/ELL room, or Title I room. This is appropriate for upper elementary, middle school, and high school students, depending upon ability level. (I have used it sucessfully with students ranging in age from 4th grade through middle school.)

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The forty words selected for this product are aligned to the Common Core State Standards, and are ones that are often found in directions and standardized tests, which are thus very important for students to comprehend. Some of the words include: predict, conclude, summary, paraphrase, opinion, quantity, trace, sequence, infer, compare, priority, analyze, define, interpret, quantity, consecutive, event, discuss, likely, result, state, concept, passage, contrast, persuade, demonstrate, conflict, and comment.

Choose one word each week, and review the word, definition, synonym, and example sentence with your students. You may display it on a bulletin board, poster, on a projector, or any other surface in your classroom. It is recommended to make a word wall of each word used during the year for students to refer back to during the year. You may use the words in any order that you would prefer.

For extra practice, there are worksheets provided for each sound, as well as a matching game (where students are asked to match the vocabulary word and the synonym). These are both provided in black and white for convenience in making multiple copies as needed for your students. (Please download the preview file to see samples.)

Included in this product are 40 target words and definitions in several different color options (pink, green, yellow, blue, and blue/purple), along with a worksheet for each word (2 words per page for a total of 20 pages), as well as a matching game (10 pages). There is also a recording sheet included to keep track of which week you use each word and a two page matching pre-/post-test with answer key included.

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Looking for a version for slightly younger students? Check out my High Stakes Testing Vocabulary Builder: Junior Edition for about 1st through 4th grades!

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Please note, there are 58 unique pages included in this product. The different color options are not included in the total page count, as they are duplicates.

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As with all of products in this store, this is copyrighted by Natalie Snyders. Purchase of this item entitles you to use this in your own classroom/therapy room/SLP assignment only.

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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.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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.

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