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Make Your Point

I write Make Your Point, the free daily vocabulary email that helps students use the words right away and remember them for good. Each issue highlights a sophisticated but useful word, with an easy-to-understand definition, plenty of examples, engaging review questions, and more. Get the emails or browse the archives at www.MakeYourPoint.us.

I write Make Your Point, the free daily vocabulary email that helps students use the words right away and remember them for good. Each issue highlights a sophisticated but useful word, with an easy-to-understand definition, plenty of examples, engaging review questions, and more. Get the emails or browse the archives at www.MakeYourPoint.us.
36 No-Prep Vocabulary Activities
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36 No-Prep Vocabulary Activities

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Look it up and write a sentence? No, thanks. Select from any of these 36 engaging, effortful vocabulary review activities. Your students will love them. They're easily adapted for classwork or homework, and for individual seat work, group work, or whole-class work. No preparation is required, just basic classroom supplies and some words. Need some words? Head to www.MakeYourPoint.us to find hundreds of words worth teaching, with easy-to-understand definitions and much more. Sign up there for a free ready-to-teach lesson in your inbox daily.
New Word Order
LieslJohnson

New Word Order

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For a fun activity in language arts or history courses, try New Word Order. It's a free print-and-play game, easily adapted to use as individual seatwork or with partners, groups, teams, or the whole class. To play, you consider several words and phrases, and determine the order in which they entered our language. Simple? Yes. Easy? Nooooo. As they play, your students will think critically about history, popular culture, slang, fashion, psychology, politics, and more.