Click here for vocabulary games that will help you study the words! is a great resource for vocabulary. Search for "vocabulary workshop level D." Be sure to check the cards for accuracy as you are looking at cards created and shared by other students.

There are a few apps (like flashcardlet and flashcard +) that are linked to and allow you to study flashcards from your electronic device like your smart phone or tablet.

Vocabulary goals:
  • Determine the meaning of grade-level technical academic English words in multipe content areas (e.g., science, math, social studies, the arts) derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes
  • analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the denotative and connotative meaning of words
  • use a dictionary, a glossary, or a thesaurus (printed or electronic) to determine or confirm the meanings of words and phrases, including their connotations and denotations, and their etymology
  • relate the figurative language of a literary work to its historical and cultural setting

Vocabulary books can be purchased from the school webstore beginning the first week of school.
If students lose their books, they can print the word lists here, but will need to come to my classroom before or after school to use the class set to complete practice exercises on their own paper: