Vocabulary of the Week Posters Pull Tear Tabs

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1st - 4th
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Be amazed when students start writing and speaking these critical academic words (tier 2 vocabulary). Also great for the teacher work room as a reminder to use these words in lesson planning. Pull and tear off tabs make it easy for anyone to keep the vocabulary with them.

Display the title "Critical Vocabulary of the Week" with a color or black printable versions. Choose and print the vocabulary of the week, which includes the word, definition and a visual representation. Three rows will print, but cut down for your own class size. Cut between each word for easy tear off. Encourage users to attach or glue / paste the word in notebooks, journals, or on writing assignments.

Words included (and are subject to additions): alliteration, categorize, compare, comprehend, connections, contrast, demonstrate, describe, details, determine, develop, distinguish, draw (inference or conclusion), explain, locate, identify, recognize, recount, suggest, support.

These words were chosen by highly qualified educational researchers, published documentation that found these to be the most critical words to prepare students for college and career. These words have been found to be used in more than 80% known standardized tests. Find more information at firstgradeframeofmind.com.

This resource is pa rt of a series of other critical vocabulary resources:
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If you like this product, please direct your other grade-level teacher friends to my TPT store for other downloads geared toward oral vocabulary at First Grade Frame of Mind.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).


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