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Acquiring New Vocabulary Through Book Discussion Groups

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Acquiring New Vocabulary Through Book Discussion Groups

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time 60 minutes
Lesson Author

Peggy Harper

Mobile, Alabama


International Literacy Association


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Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 11

Children's author Patricia Polacco was born in 1944.

Students share family stories of their own by writing original poems and reviewing parts of speech using the Diamante Poems tool.


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Grades   3 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Using Concept Circles to Develop Academic Vocabulary

In this guide, you will learn how to use the Concept Circles strategy to support vocabulary development and comprehension of complex text.


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