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

October 8, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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Academic Vocabulary: Giving Students an Academic Edge

Knowing academic vocabulary is essential for students to understand concepts across content areas and a reliable predictor of academic success! This post provides free sample lessons and tips for successful vocabulary teaching. Free downloads from Evan-Moor’s Daily Academic Vocabulary (grades … Continue reading