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8th Grade - Develop Vocabulary

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Recognize and use grade appropriate and/or content specific vocabulary. SPI 0801.1.19


Links verified on 5/3/2010

  1. Academic Vocabulary - [10 subjects to select] Knowing the meanings of course-specific words will help you more fully comprehend the material you are learning and will later be tested on. These academic vocabulary exercises will introduce you to some of the key terms that you may find helpful in everyday life and in the workplace after school. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Building Vocabulary: Making Multigenre Glossaries Based on Student Inquiry - students make their own glossaries A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. Complete sentence using correct vocabulary word - select easy, medium or hard This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Context Clues - define the bold word in the reading selection
  5. Context Clues - define the bold word in the reading selection
  6. Context Clues: Explanations - define the bold word in the reading selection
  7. Context Clues: Comparison Clues - define the bold word in the reading selection
  8. Context Clues: Contrast Clues - define the bold word in the reading selection
  9. Flip-a-Chip - Examining Affixes and Roots to Build Vocabulary - lesson plan A lesson plan can be found at this site
  10. Guessing Vocabulary in Context 1 - ten-question multiple-choice quiz - self checking This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. Interactive Vocabulary Builders for Test Prep - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms Internet4Classrooms step-by-step module
  12. Techniques for Writing: Using Specific Language - Strike a balance between specific and general language. Interactive exercise.
  13. Using Context Clues - This section will help you review and strengthen your knowledge of using context clues. The 30 exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Determine your level of knowledge and then select an exercise from the lists at the site. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  14. Vocabulary Practice - complete each sentence using the correct word This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  15. Vocabulary - complete each sentence using the correct word This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  16. Vocabulary Review - many activities; answer key given at bottom of page This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  17. Vocabulary University - acquire and retain vocabulary. [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine, and is no longer being updated.]
  18. Vocabulary Worksheets for Test Prep - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms Internet4Classrooms step-by-step module
  19. Writing an Informal Letter - Understanding the difference between formal and informal letters, vocabulary practice, writing practice
A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

 

 

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