Having a strong vocabulary is essential for success in school and life. A strong receptive vocabulary ensures students can comprehend what they are hearing and reading. And a strong expressive vocabulary ensures they can accurately communicate ideas and feelings.
While simply reading and discussing ideas in context is a great way to build vocabulary, you will want to spend time teaching vocabulary explicitly as well. Most students feel powerful and confident when they use "big" words. Here are some fun ways to use Wixie to explicitly teach vocabulary and engage students in the process of making sense of new words and remembering their meaning.Read More