Word Nerds: Teaching All Students to Learn and Love Vocabulary
184 pages • 7½ x 9¼
Forget about copying definitions from the dictionary and completing boring worksheets This easy-to-read book offers a five-part plan—introducing new words in context, adding related synonyms and antonyms, engaging students in several days of active learning, celebrating new words, and assessing vocabulary development—that teaches all students to learn and love language. From prediction to practice to performance, the lessons in this book will help any students discover how to make words their own.
Grades K to 6.
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