“George Washington’s Socks”: Vocabulary Part 1

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Supplement a class reading of George Washington's Socks with this list of vocabulary words. Including a mixture of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and adverbs, this resource asks young readers to record the page number and a synonym for each word. Pass this out at the beginning of the literature unit, checking in periodically to discuss and clarify the words students have found. Be sure to support young readers by teaching them strategies for determining the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary, including the use of context clues, reference materials, and knowledge of roots, prefixes, and suffixes.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros
  • A second vocabulary list is also provided that covers the later chapters in the book
Cons
  • Requires class copies of the book George Washington's Socks by Elvira Woodruff
  • Graphic organizer does not provide space for learners to record the definition of each term