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Vocabulary Program

Tia Carmichael

I teach 8th grade English and am looking for a new vocabulary program to use next year. We have been using Sadlier-Oxford for the past several years. I would like to use something that focuses more on root words/prefixes/suffixes, etc. I also am a 1:1 pilot classroom, so I am especially interested in an online program if one exists.

Thank you for your help!

Tia

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Retired: Grades 4 to 12, specializing in curriculum development

By the way, with the comment

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By the way, with the comment from above, the class average in October was 40 to 60% underachieving, In June the class average was 70 to 90%. They became more interested in learning because they chose what they wanted to learn. The material was only an avenue to teach them study skills and work skills.

ELA teacher and educational author

Common Core Vocabulary

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Here's a helpful article on the Common Core L.4, 5, and 6 Vocabulary Standards with a suggested weekly instructional plan. http://penningtonpublishing.com/blog/reading/how-to-teach-the-common-cor...

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Vocabulary Root Word Suggestion

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I would recommend the program Building Vocabulary From Root Words by Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Rick Newton, & Evangeline Newton for grades 3-8 which can be viewed at www.timrasinski.com.

VOCABULARY FROM CLASSICAL

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VOCABULARY FROM CLASSICAL ROOTS IS A GREAT PROGRAM. EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHERS
DON'T THINK IT HAS AN ONLINE COMPONENT. I AM LOOKING FOR THE SAME THING FOR MY 7TH AND 8TH GRADERS.

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