Readers build word power. All strong readers can learn NEW words. The following strategies are used to build word power: look for clues, talk it out ("it means…", "it's like…", "it's not like…"), act it out ("Watch me!"), and think about it ("Why did the author use this word?").
Aligns to Lucy Calkins units of study
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