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Word Builder Picture Cards consist of 36 cards with 2 key synonyms on each card. To help students understand the meaning of the word, a picture cue is on each card. Additional words are provided on each card in a synonym box. Under each word is a sentence that uses the word in context.
Word Builder Synonym Picture Cards provide a broad range of vocabulary development and provide a tool for teachers and parents to foster word-consciousness. Word-consciousness is an awareness of and an interest in words, their meaning, and their power. Students who are word-conscious enjoy learning new words. They know and use many words well.
Word Builder Picture Cards are fun, engaging, and challenging. New words are learned by tapping into prior knowledge, using picture cues and words in context, and connecting the new concept to their schema. The students move from the known to the unknown. Word Builder Cards are a perfect tool for teaching English Language Learners.