A fun worksheet to use in the classroom when building vocabulary.
Use this teaching resource in the classroom when building vocabulary skills with your students.
Students write the word of the week then:
- write a definition
- use it in a sentence
- draw a picture
- write a list of rhyming words.
Print the worksheet on cardstock and slip it inside a dry erase pocket for students to use repeatedly with a dry erase marker. Alternatively, provide each student with a black and white version to begin creating their own dictionary.
Use the drop-down menu to choose between the color or black and white PDF version or the Interactive Google slide version.
This mat works beautifully when paired with one of our Word of the Week PowerPoints!
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.
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We have changed out the synonym task with a rhyming word task. We have also added an interactive google slide for this resource.
Change by Natalie Sep 1st, 2020
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