no prep vocabulary ideas and activities for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

No Prep Vocabulary Practice and Activities

Looking to change up your vocabulary routine without out adding any additional prep?  For most of these vocabulary practice activities, there is absolutely no prep required.  All students need is something to write with and write on. Many of these vocabulary activities are ideal for whiteboards and dry erase markers, if you utilize those in your 3rd, 4th, or 5th …

6 ways to help your 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students build character trait vocabulary

Developing Character Trait Vocabulary

Teaching character trait vocabulary is often overlooked in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade reading curriculums, although it is an essential part of teaching character traits. I learned a valuable lesson about the importance of teaching character trait vocabulary my first year teaching.Why Explicitly Teaching Character Trait Vocabulary is NecessaryAround October, my students had to take their first district mandated practice …