4. The last step is to practice using the vocabulary in writing or in talking with others.
After we build our vocabulary up, I typically use my Reading For: packs to help tie the vocabulary in with sequencing of a story as well. By teaching vocabulary first, our students are building a strong reading foundation that we can continue to use to help grow comprehension!
What sorts of things do you do in your classroom to build vocabulary knowledge? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!