Vocabulary App Teaches Words From the Ground Up

Vocabulary App Teaches Words From the Ground Up

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Strategic vocab game gets students digging into roots and affixes

Pros: Learning progression feels natural, and the challenge is just right.

Cons: Slow-paced, and students might guess their way through; there's no way to ensure students are learning the meanings of morphemes or words.

Bottom Line: This is a win for building vocabulary and word attack skills, but teachers need to provide context and additional instruction to make learning last.

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