What’s the Word! A Great Vocabulary Makes Great Readers and Writers

Curriculum and PedagogyLanguage Arts and Literacy
1 Hour Session
Thursday Feb 15   09:00 AM to 10:15 AM (1 hour 15 minutes)
TELUS Convention Centre - Glen Room 208/209
Division 2 (Grades 4-6)Division 3 (Grades 7-9)

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"In the last 30 years the working vocabulary of a typical 14 year old has fallen from 25,000 words to 15,000 words.  

Vocabulary is CRITICAL to reading, writing, ""fitting in"", and understanding your world. Knowing ""background stuff"" is the difference between successful and struggling students.It's not as simple as dictionaries and spelling lists that don't work. Here are novel, versatile, and quick strategies for improving your students' vocabulary."

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