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Vocabulary Development

Utilize the following online activities to develop vocabulary skills.

EOC STAAR Vocabulary Unit:

http://quizlet.com/10722319/staar-vocabulary-review-flash-cards/

The Power Point to go along with the STAAR Vocabulary Unit can be found as an attachment at the bottom of this web site.
 

Other STAAR Vocabulary Practice Activities

http://quizlet.com/5134627/eoc-english-i-literature-flash-cards/

http://quizlet.com/21405288/eoc-staar-english-flash-cards/

http://quizlet.com/12641461/eoc-english-i-staar-vocab-set-1-flash-cards/

http://quizlet.com/12641532/eoc-english-i-staar-vocab-set-2-flash-cards/

http://quizlet.com/12641956/eoc-english-i-staar-vocab-set-3-flash-cards/

Variety of STAAR academic vocabulary study sets:

quizlet.com/subject/staar-academic/

 

Jeopardy Games using Literary Terms and STAAR Objectives

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/english-i-staar-review

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/english-ii-staar-review

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/english-i-review4

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/english-ii-eoc-review3

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/eoc-english-11-reading-sol-review

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/english-iii-eoc-review-jeopardy

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/ap-english-language-exam-prep-ms-hogue

 

Foreign Words or Phrases Used in English

Practice page collection of English words taken from Greek mythology:

http://www.webenglishteacher.com/msb/calliope/vocabindex.html

Extensive list of foreign words/phrases used in English:

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0001619.html

Online practice:

http://quizlet.com/21072678/foreign-words-and-phrases-used-in-english-flash-cards/

http://quizlet.com/1814398/foreign-words-and-phrases-used-in-english-flash-cards/

 

Context Clues Practice and Games

www.vocabulary.co.il/context-and-definitions/   (scroll down to select upper grade level practice)

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/flip/

http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_4/Uvwcb.htm

www.freerice.com - work on vocabulary, math facts, geography, and more -- use your knowledge to feed the hungry! 

Prefix and Suffix Practice

http://www.quia.com/jg/223.html

http://www.quia.com/rr/37717.html

 

Dictionary Skills Practice

www.merriam-webster.com/game/index.htm

 

SAT Vocabulary Practice

http://www.majortests.com/word-lists/

sat.saab.org/satenglish.cgi 

www.quia.com/rr/80930.html 

www.quia.com/jg/1608478.html

 

Understanding and Analysis of Literary Text

Utilize the following online activities to develop literary analysis skills.

Figurative Language Practice

http://www.quia.com/quiz/3767529.html

http://www.quia.com/rr/827776.html

 

Literary Elements

www.quia.com/quiz/270936.html 

http://quizlet.com/24804403/internal-external-conflicts-flash-cards/

www.quia.com/jg/155157.html

http://www.quia.com/rr/309506.html

http://www.classtools.net/widgets/quiz/quiz77059_23_questions__title_of_quiz_goes_here_.htm

25-question online quiz over EOC literary elements:

 http://www.quia.com/quiz/4308524.html

 

Poetry Resources

http://www.quia.com/cm/510918.html

http://quizlet.com/1682395/figurative-language-flash-cards/ 

 

Fiction Resources

Dramatic Irony

http://www.k-state.edu/english/baker/english320/cc-dramatic_irony.htm

Verbal Irony

http://www.k-state.edu/english/baker/english320/cc-verbal_irony.htm

Timed cloze activities using online stories:

http://eslus.com/LESSONS/READING/CLOZE/R1.HTM

 

http://eslus.com/LESSONS/READING/CLOZE/R4.HTM

 

http://eslus.com/LESSONS/READING/CLOZE/R5.HTM

 

Collections of classic short stories online:  

www.classicshorts.com/bib.html 

www.americanliterature.com/twenty-great-american-short-stories

Respond to short stories using graphic organizers:  

www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/pdf/storymap2_eng.pdf

www.teacherprintables.net/downloads/graphic_organizers/Plot_Graph.pdf

www.teacherprintables.net/downloads/graphic_organizers/Character_Grid.pdf

 

Understanding and Analysis of Informational Text

Informational Text

www.learner.org/interactives/historical/sources.html 

www.teacherprintables.net/downloads/graphic_organizers/Super%20Six.pdf

Large selection of current news articles online: 

www.izzit.org/events/archive.php

http://www.studentnewsdaily.com/archive/daily-news-article/

 

Interactive site covering informational and historical text:

http://eslus.com/LESSONS/READING/CLOZE/R5.HTM

 Evaluation of web pages:  http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/evalcrit.html

 

Persuasive Text

http://www.quia.com/cm/559254.html

 

http://www.quia.com/cm/510936.html

 

http://www.classtools.net/widgets/quiz_4/ZBjnF.htm

www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/persuasion_map/

 

Procedural Text

www.tv411.org/reading/understanding-what-you-read/reading-charts-and-graphs

   Documents:   
      STAAR_Vocab._EOC.ppt   
Power Point of the EOC STAAR Vocabulary Unit  

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