Word Banks

Word Banks are places where students can keep a list of words they have learned so that they can refer to them as needed.  Word Banks can be kept in journals or placed on index cards to be used as flash cards.  The index cards can also be placed on rings for organizational purposes.  Students should be expected to use the words in their writing and their speaking.   

 

Websites on Word Banks:

What is a Word Bank?

http://www.sil.org/lingualinks/literacy/referencematerials/glossaryofliteracyterms/whatisawordbank.htm

Winter Word Bank
http://www.writeshop.com/blog/2009/12/15/winter-word-bank-word-list/

Mound Builders Word Bank
http://www.nwoet.org/ohiotrek/mb_word.htm

Reading Lesson Idea:  Word Bank
http://www.eastsideliteracy.org/tutorsupport/RW/RW_WordBank.htm

Word Bank Activity

http://printables.scholastic.com/printables/detail/?id=43550&Nty=0&_N=0&Ntk=Printables_SI&query=graphic&N=283&No=0&Ntt=graphic

Word Wall or Word Bank

http://www.readingfirst.virginia.edu/prof_dev/phonics/iadswv.html#wall

  
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