BE VOCABULOUS

HILLCREST'S VOCABULARY PROGRAM

WORDS OF THE WEEK

We will have 6 words to learn over a 2 week period. Every teacher will get a Word of the Week pocket chart to hang the word in. Under the word use sentence strips for your class to come up with two definitions of their own.

Each grade level will be responsible for 1 of the 6 words.

For Example: Kinder has the word ENGAGE

The first week in Kinder classes they will hang the word in their pocket chart. They also need to come up with creative ways to teach the rest of the school their word.


These Examples would be made during the first week:

  1. Use an iPad to make a video (Link a QR Code to Video)
  2. Make posters promoting your word
  3. Talk about the word on the announcements
  4. Send students around to each class to talk about the word
  5. Hang up sentences using the word
  6. Take photos of the word in action
  7. Write a short story using the word
  8. Learn how to spell the word

and/or whatever else you can come up with
During the second week is when whatever your class has created gets shown to the rest of the grade levels. This is where you're teaching the rest of the school your word.

Hang your posters, email your videos or post qr codes around the school, send students around to classes to teach the word, do the announcements, or whatever it is you've created, get it out to the rest of the school during the second week.
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WORDS AROUND THE SCHOOL

In addition to what your classes will be putting around the school. All the vocab words are being hung up in front of all the bathrooms. At the front of the school the words of the week will be posted.

In the hallway to lunchroom, gym, and musart you will find all the words and some chart paper. On the chart paper students can write their own definitions of the words that are above the chart paper.

WORD UP LEVELS!

All students will start as rookies and all students will have a chance to move up as many levels as they would like. Wristbands will be purchased for levels 2 thru 5 and when a student reaches level 2 thru 5 they will receive a wristband for that level from the principal. The wristbands will have the level name on it.

EOY VOCABULARY PARADE

Students and Teachers can dress up as their favorite vocabulary word. Everyone that's dressed up will parade around the school with all everyone else out in the halls watching.

SET 1- JAN 4 TO JAN 15

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SET 2 - JAN 18 TO JAN 29

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SET 3 - NOV 2 TO NOV 13

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SET 4 - NOV 16 TO DEC 4

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SET 5 - DEC 7 TO DEC 18

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SET 6 - JAN 4 TO JAN 15

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SET 7 - JAN 18 TO JAN 29

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SET 8 - FEB 1 TO FEB 12

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SET 9 - FEB 15 TO FEB 26

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SET 10 - FEB 29 TO MAR 11

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SET 11 - MAR 21 TO APR 1

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SET 12 - APR 4 TO APR 15

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SET 13 APR 18 TO APR 29

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