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Flip-A-Chip to Build Vocabulary

by Lee Mountain

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Flip-A-Chip to Build Vocabulary

Grades 6 – 12
Type Journal
Published September 2002
Publisher International Literacy Association



This word-game strategy builds vocabulary and comprehension while motivating young adolescent readers.

Mountain, L. (2002, September). Flip-a-Chip to Build Vocabulary. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 46(1), 6268. doi: 10.1598/JAAL.46.1.7


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The Flip-a-Chip activity provides hands-on practice with affixes and roots, and also promotes comprehension through structural analysis and vocabulary in context.