Reading vocabulary development is critical to success in reading. Word of the Week is designed to increase and enrich vocabulary knowledge in your students to improve reading, speaking, and writing.
I printed these off on colored or white paper, laminated them, and posted them to my Word of the Week Board outside my classroom. Students enjoy reading them as they come in and trying to use the word throughout the day in their vocabulary and writing. I use the Word of the Week in correlation with the Word of the Week worksheet found in my TpT Store for free.
There are 27 pages in the download and 54 total words that can be adapted by any grade (recommended: 3 - 8). Included with the word is the part of speech, a kid-friendly definition, and synonyms or related words.
The 54 words included are: