- It needs to be a triple scoop word.
- It needs to be a word they actually want to use.
In our Daily Five we have word work. My class didn't like this word because we are supposed to be excited about being discoverers and explorers so we decided "Word Wonder" was a more fitting title. I am cool with that kiddos. They are working on building their own vocabulary. This looks like using vocabulary.com to find new interesting words, and then taking some of the ones that catch their attention most and adding it to their personal dictionary (see the images above). I set up two qualifications for a word to enter the book.
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