Implementing an Effective "Word of the Day" Program

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Aug 1, 2012 4:42:04 PM

Have you ever considered a Word of the Day program?  I used a Word of the Day (WOD) for several years to help my students (A) focus at the beginning of class (as we completed the WOD during the first 5 minutes),  B) improve their vocabulary, and C) grow their decoding skills by learning the meaning of hundreds of affixes and root word meanings.

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Topics: bellringer, Classroom Management, etymology, vocabulary, Vocabulary, word of the day, word origins

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