Vocabulary Activities & MARCH Read Alouds for Science of Reading Weekly Words

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    1. Unlock the power of vocabulary with this year-long bundle of weekly vocabulary activities, lessons, and graphic organizers! Engaging and easy-to-use, this vocabulary curriculum uses popular picture books and meaningful vocabulary activities to teach four new tier 2 academic vocabulary words each wee
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    Grab 4 weeks of meaningful vocabulary activities for St. Patrick’s Day and March for your 1st-3rd grade classroom! These vocabulary activities use seasonal picture books to teach tier 2 vocabulary words in an engaging way! Your students will learn new vocabulary words while they follow along with St. Patrick’s Day and March read alouds. 

    This resource is aligned with best practices of the science of reading (SOR) research. The vocabulary activities included follow an impactful routine that will help your students master new vocabulary words each week while enjoying March read alouds. You can use these vocabulary activities to help your students learn new vocabulary words with a predictable and engaging routine. 

    This St. Patrick’s Day and March Vocabulary Activities Bundle includes:  

    ⭐️ Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato

    ⭐️ In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

    ⭐️ Puddles

    ⭐️ That’s What Leprechauns Do

    Note: While these Science of Reading vocabulary units complement the mentioned picture books, they do not provide the text and the books are not required for utilizing the materials.

    Throughout the week your students will practice the 4 weekly vocabulary words in a variety of ways and record their thinking in an interactive journal. A brief assessment can be done at the end of the week to see how well students have retained the new vocabulary words. 

    ❤️ You’ll love how easy it is to implement this easy routine for meaningful seasonal learning and your students will love using the new vocabulary they learn!

    Each Science of Reading Vocabulary Unit Includes:

    ✅ Vocabulary Words (for posting on the board during discussions)

    ✅ Word Cards that coordinate with the picture book

    ✅ Review activity that incorporates a lot of active participation

    ✅ Assessment

    ✅ Poster for displaying the words throughout the year

    ✅ Foldable Vocabulary Flaps (master)

    ✅ Vocabulary cards with photo support

    ✅ Interactive review PowerPoint

    Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

    • L.1.4, L.1.5, L.1.6
    • L.2.4, L.2.5, L.2.6
    • L.3.4, L.3.5, L.3.6

    ➜ Download the preview to see more of what’s included with each March read alouds unit!

    What are teachers saying about these vocabulary activities?

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Jargon Journal has CHANGED my classroom!!  My children love it and I get so excited when I hear the "ding" sound come out of their mouths.” - Sara S.

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I use these every month. My students recognize these vocabulary [words] in every book they read. They have really expanded their vocabulary!” - Teachzen

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I love, love, love Jargon Journals. For the first time, I have found a vocabulary program that is fun and meaningful and not overwhelming for me…My kids are learning Tier 2 words, recognizing them in their reading and using them in their writing. I can take a grade each week because the assessment is built right in. I love the prompts and use them as mini extension activities. I look forward to each month because I can't wait to see which stories you have chosen!” - Traci C


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    40 + 4 ppts, teachers guide
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    Teaching Duration
    1 month
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