• Vocabulary instruction is an integral component of not only language arts instruction, but also all other areas of academic success. Understanding of a complex idea is rooted in the knowledge of words used to describe the information. When picturing your gifted student and their desire for advanced knowledge, we can see how important it is to ensure that they are learning the meaning of new words.


    Both 4th and 5th grades:

    Use an index card for each word. Write the word on the front and create a Frayer model on the back.

    Monday: Definitions

    Tuesday: Use the word in a sentence

    Wednesday: Part of speech, synonym, and antonym

    Thursday: Visual vocab (draw a representation of the word - NO PICTURES FROM THE INTERNET)


    Homework will be checked on Friday. Vocabulary assessment will be given on Friday.



    Homework example