Students often feel precarious about getting up to look at words on the word wall. And if your classroom is like mine, not every student can see every word perfectly.
However, your problem is solved!
Students each receive a copy of the word wall to keep in their Writing Workshop folders or notebooks. I personally update the students' personal word walls one each month (I have updated them in previous years weekly but it became too much to manage), but students are invited to add our new word wall words to their personal word walls.
Included on the 'My Word Wall' are over 50 words. Some of these words are chosen based upon teachable moments in the classroom or our writing units. Other words are expected to be taught in Kindergarten, and others are required from the programs my district uses.
*feel free to edit to your personal liking :)