The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

Chalkboard with Vocabulary Words and Games

January 31, 2018
by Evan-Moor
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Vocabulary Journals and Games for Your Classroom

Vocabulary instruction is directly linked to reading comprehension and word knowledge. On average, students are expected to add 2,000 to 3,000 words to their vocabulary every year! (Effective Vocabulary Instruction by Joan Sedita.) Students need multiple and engaging opportunities to … Continue reading

Homeschool mom and daughter reading together.

September 11, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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Language Arts: Vocabulary Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Vocabulary Homeschool Curriculum Guide. When my daughter was about 3 years old, she wanted to know “big words.” I got a kick out of teaching her words like “foreshadowing” or “nemesis” when we would discuss … Continue reading