Sticky Words Vocabulary Game

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Grade Levels
7th - 10th
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Students loved using Post-It notes in a new and exciting way. They had fun and learned new vocabulary terms. Thank you :)
Be prepared to use quite a few post-its, but a creative way to practice vocab. Nicely adaptable to any list.
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Do you need a quick, easy, and meaningful review game for any vocabulary list? Try Sticky Words, the vocabulary game that allows students to engage with their words in a differentiated practice format...using sticky notes!

This game is simple to play. All students need is the directions page, the printed game template, and sticky notes. It can be played individually, in partners, in small groups, or as a whole class. The options are as vast as your imagination. Several suggestions for how to use this game are provided in the teacher notes, but they are not the only ways to use the template.

Use this sticky words vocabulary game as a daily practice activity, as a review session, or during literacy center activities. It will work for any secondary classroom in any subject area.

NOTE: If you own my ultimate differentiated vocabulary bundle, this game is already included, so you do not need to purchase it twice. Just re-download the ultimate bundle to access the new activity.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.
Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending).
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.


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