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A Word a Day (Grade 1)


Category: Language Arts: Vocabulary


Grade Level: 1st Grade

Sarita Chavez Silverman, Marilyn Evans, Robyn Raymer


Copyright/published Year: 2008 by Evan-Moor


ISBN: 1596734078


Binding: Paper

Help your students develop the rich and diverse vocabulary they need for academic success!
Research shows that strong vocabulary and word knowledge is directly linked to academic accomplishment. Make sure your students develop the rich vocabulary that's essential to successful reading comprehension and academic achievement with A Word a Day. Each book in this newly revised series covers 144 words in 36 engaging weekly units. And with new features, such as an oral review and a written assessment for each week, it's easier than ever to help your students develop the vocabulary they need.

You'll love A Word a Day because it:
* contains 144 daily lessons that easily integrate into any classroom. The structured 10- to 15-minute activities introduce words in a flexible format you can use for morning warm-ups or to keep students engaged during transition times.
* includes new features that help reinforce vocabulary, including weekly oral reviews and written assessments that ask students to apply their new words through group discussions, questions in test format, and an open-ended writing prompt.
* uses multiple approaches to teach vocabulary. Oral activities provide multiple opportunities to develop word meaning. Contains identifying features that are and are not attributes of the words, making personal connections to the words, and using the words in context while completing several types of exercises. By using and thinking about words in multiple ways, students build a deeper understanding of word meaning that goes beyond surface-level memorization.
* serves as a valuable test-prep tool. Vocabulary development enhances critical thinking, promotes comprehension of new concepts, and is the most important factor in reading comprehension, all of which are skills students need to perform successfully on state assessments.
* is correlated to state standards.

About this level: Don't have students just memorize vocabulary words ... give them the tools they need to understand and apply the words!

Help your students learn 144 new words with the focused daily practice in A Word a Day, Grade 1. Activities such as identifying attributes, making personal connections, choosing the right word in context, and answering true or false questions give students multiple exposures to the words, helping them to develop the vocabulary they need to be successful on assessments and in the classroom.


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