Creating a vocabulary rich environment in which words are loved, valued, and enjoyed is an important way to help students discover and use new vocabulary. Vocabulary is not something that is memorized and tested, rather, vocabulary should be read, written, discussed, and enjoyed daily. When students see your love for vocabulary and are immersed each day in a word-rich classroom, their personal vocabularies will increase. Here are a few suggestions to help you create a word-rich environment in your classroom. (Continue reading for a freebie for your classroom!)
4 Ideas for Creating a Vocabulary Rich Classroom
Share your favorite words.
Apply sophisticated words in the classroom.
Play games and do fun vocabulary activities.
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