Kuhner’s 9 Vocabulary Strategies: Not for Establishing Meaning

At a workshop just before the school year began, I was reminded of 9 strategies for teaching vocabulary used by John Kuhner, SALVI President (among many other things). Here they are:

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Curriculum Vocābulōrum: A Contextualized Classroom Game

**Updated English Quadrant Word Race to improve gameplay** 

This is my take on Martina Bex’s Word Race. I consider our activities to be evolved versions of “flyswatter” games that now align more closely to Second Language Acquisition principles. Skip to Martina’s process if you’re unfamiliar with it, then come back to read about my Curriculum Vocābulōrum Variation:

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