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Vocabulary Strategies:

The strategies listed below are general strategies that can be used at any time. For specific grade-level strategies, check out the Hands-On area!

To obtain files from the Teacher’s Zone, navigate to the sub-area and then click on a link to begin your download. If you are not sure what a strategy is, hover over the name of the strategy to get a quick description. You also have three different types of formats to choose from:
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  • Word (Can be changed)
  • Pages (Mac Only - Can be changed)

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Give a Word - Get a Definition

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How to Build Vocabulary

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How to Use Mnemonics

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Vocabulary Taxonomy

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Tiers of Vocabulary

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Making an Interactive Word Wall