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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.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.