Plays on Words

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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19 pages
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Plays on Words is a book of one-page, “mad-lib” style vocabulary skits with an emphasis on developing oral language and high frequency vocabulary. These activities were created for older struggling readers, and would also be beneficial for many older students in Special Education and those who are English Language Learners. The plays are designed to give students lots of repetition of new vocabulary in an engaging, interactive format unique to Plays on Words.Research on vocabulary instruction recommends that teachers create ways for student to engage with new words and their meanings as soon as they are introduced to them, providing opportunities for them to use the words in a variety of contexts (Beck, McKeown, & Kucan, 2013). Plays on Words is designed to do exactly that.

Total Pages
19 pages
Answer Key
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