Evidence-Based Vocabulary Instruction 1. LINCS - This strategy does take more time to teach fewer words, so I choose to use it for those more intensive interventions 2. Synonyms/Antonyms/Homophones- There’s a ton of research out there on using word relationships to build vocabulary 3. Using Context Clues Using context clues to determine word meanings is also a great evidence-based strategy AND this one’s easy to implement.
'Bump' Up The Fun With These Free Halloween Games!
Halloween Games FREE contains 2 fun and engaging Halloween-themed bump games to help students to practice idioms and context clues. These games are so simple to use and require very minimal prep. They are perfect to use in literacy centers or as extension activities when students complete their work!
This context clues anchor chart is referenced often in my classroom throughout the day for all subjects. Being able to use context clues is an essential skill for students! A FREE context clues activity is also included in this blog post!