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My World of Words: Building Vocabulary Lists

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Three 45-minute sessions, with additional time for class discussion of word choices
Publisher

International Reading Association

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 20

In 1969, the first human walked on the moon.

As a class, students discuss Neil Armstrong's famous quote when he landed on the moon and explore the difference that one word can make, as well as the gendered language that Armstrong uses.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 16

Dictionary author Noah Webster was born in 1758.

Students play a variation of the game Balderdash to practice vocabulary.

 

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