Posted in Grammar & Vocabulary, Subject English

“Why I Don’t Teach Vocabulary Words”

Amy at Raising Arrows describes an approach to teaching vocabulary that is practically identical to what our family does:

This post is going to win me points with some and others will boo and hiss me out of the room.  I’m going to say it anyway…

I don’t teach vocabulary.

No little index cards or notebooks or lists here.

Why?  Because I don’t believe it works.

Read the rest:  http://www.raisingarrows.net/2013/02/why-i-dont-teach-vocabulary-words/

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