Sometimes, just one critical word can make all the difference in understanding what is happening in the story, or what a question on a test is asking. When my students get a question wrong, I have them read it to me. 9 times out of 10 there is just one key word that they either can’t read, or they can read it but do not know what the word means.
The following are excerpts from www.Vocabulary.com:
PDF – Elementary – Vocabulary List
PDF – 100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know – Vocabulary List
#1: Sixteen children have ice cream cones. Eleven children have ice cream bars. Three children have ice-cream cups.
#2: Lin and Karina volunteer to walk dogs in their neighborhood. They each walk the same number of dogs. Lin walked 5 dogs.
#1: There are 20 kids in Derek’s class. His class formed 2 equal teams for a kickball game.
#2: Lin and Karina volunteer to walk dogs in their neighborhood. They each walk the same number of dogs.
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