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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
My World of Words: Building Vocabulary Lists
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 45-minute sessions, with additional time for class discussion of word choices|
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
In this lesson, students conduct a science experiment and later discuss the events of the lab during shared writing. Students explain the procedure in their own words and then revise to include content specific vocabulary. Finally, students reflect on new words added to their writing using the Trading Card Creator interactive.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 16
Students play a variation of the game Balderdash to practice vocabulary.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 20
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.