Courses this book is used in:
- Vocabulary 3:
- English 3:
Words are taught through explicit, systematic instruction that is consistent across each level. Units include the following features:
• Introducing the Words begins each Unit with a visually appealing fiction or nonfiction passage that provides context for the new vocabulary words.
• Word Study develops strategies for decoding word meanings as well as integrates speaking and writing activities to expand word knowledge.
• Shades of Meaning helps students recognize word relationships and nuances in word meanings by exploring idioms, metaphors, proverbs, and word choice.
• Unit Review provides additional activities that provide reinforcement and enrichment, including: Definitions, Matching the Meaning, Synonyms/Antonyms, Completing the Sentence, Word Associations, Vocabulary for Comprehension, Classifying, and Completing the Idea.