Word of the Day is a method for teaching academic vocabulary. This grade 6 unit includes the complete instructions, an academic word list for grade 6, quizzes and smart-board files. This resource will enable you to teach key academic words throughout the year in 5 to 10 minutes of class time. A new word is introduced each day (4 per week). Students are taught definitions, syllables, synonyms and antonyms as well as recognizing how to use the words correctly in a sentence. Students write a quiz bi-weekly to show their understanding. A perfect resource for classrooms with English language learners.