Student Learning/Assessment Guides

These guides support Common Core Reading Anchor Standard 4:

Learn Academic Vocabulary

Content Vocabulary Builder

Use Sight Words to Build Sentences

Word Bank English / Spanish (Grades K-8)

Primary students of Ms. Guzman create their own examples to show what words mean.

Picture Word Bank English / Spanish (Grades PreK-2)

Identify/Use New Words

Kinds of Words

Syllables and Spelling Rules

Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes



Academic Vocabulary for Reading

Chicago Poem Construction Kit (8.5 x 14)

Science Vocabulary and Guides

Social Studies Vocabulary and Guides

Math Vocabulary and Guides

Online Vocabulary Resources for Students


Ms. Carrion at Lowell School develops students’ vocabulary knowledge through active student involvement.

Gray School Student Vocabulary Activity


Use "Word Clouds" to help students identify and learn important vocabulary.
All grades:


Teacher Resources

Fry High Frequency Words and Dolch 220 Comparison List

5-week Math Planner with Vocabulary

Example of a Content Vocabulary Word Wall

K-2 Phonics Requirements

Learning Calendar

Planning Vocabulary Development in Context

Primary Vocabulary Assessment

Assess Vocabulary


More Teaching and Learning Resources