A Stash of New Vocabulary task cards introduce students to unusual vocabulary, allowing them to predict and confirm meaning and pronunciation before constructing a sentence to practice using the new vocabulary.
This resources includes 68 vocabulary task cards and teacher answer sheets (some of these words are tricky!). These task cards lend themselves to both whole class activities and independent study.
Vocabulary included in this pack:
axiomatic, miscreant, ruddy, abrasive, grotesque, volatile, rambunctious, rhetorical question, sycophant, scintillating, boisterous, ad hoc, spiffy, callithumpian, quixotic, exuberant, cloistered, finicky, industrious, spurious, macabre, lavish, draconian, Iditarod, omniscient, lackadaisical, merrythought, truncated, capricious, grandiose, pretentious, flagrant, aberrant, lollapalooza, vagabond, judicious, parsimonious, interrobang, taboo, ubiquitous, deranged, oxymoron, daffy, chivalrous, auspicious, dapper, utopian, apathetic, conspicuous, vomitorium, deadpan, acrid, belligerent, barbarous, amphitheatre, ampersand, benevolent, abhorrent, evanescent, tarradiddle, plausible, juvenile, incandescent, dystopian, xenophobic, bezoar, tittle.
Teacher answer sheets include both definition and pronunciation. Please note that these pronunciations are based on Australian pronunciations. With different accents and regional pronunciations, there is a chance that not all pronunciations will be identical for your region and you are encouraged to briefly check the pronunciations prior to running this activity for the first time.