The Importance of Vocabulary

By May 10, 2015Blog

vocabularyVocabulary knowledge plays a very important part in reading. As developing readers struggle to decode a word, they are simultaneously taking an inventory of the oral vocabulary they already know, and hoping to match it to the word they are reading. The less vocabulary they have been exposed to, the more likely they will have a harder time decoding words and developing reading fluency.

Below are some phone and tablet applications that have been recommended to help students bolster their vocabulary.

The Opposites

Vocab.com

Vocabulary Spelling City

Quizlet

Knowji

WordQuations

InferCabulary

 

 

 

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