Develop a rich vocabulary in students when you use these Tic-Tac-Vo(cabulary) boards! Foster real-life connections between the weekly vocabulary words and your students. Use these at independent word work stations, with small groups for differentiated instruction, or as a whole-class vocabulary-building activity.
Each board has nine word-work activities featuring a mixture of the text vocabulary and the enrichment/extension vocabulary for the Journeys 2014 Unit 5 stories listed below:
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Stories of Migration
The Journey of Oliver K. Woodman
Survival on Mt. Everest
The directions are left open-ended to give teachers the flexibility to customize the directions to meet the needs of their students. Have students complete a Tic-Tac-Toe each day for multiple days, or have students complete a predetermined number of boxes - you decide!
The Flubber Gals