Summer Learning: Author Allan Wolf
Allan’s video is short and gives a great overview to students about the power of words in changing their attitudes. Especially at the beginning of the year when students are nervous about the start of school, Allan gives them a great psychological trick to ease some of the butterflies and also highlights why vocabulary can truly change perceptions!
Do you have ways to help students calm their fears about the new school year? How do you kick off your vocabulary studies?
Common Core State Standards:
Language Standard 3. Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts.
Language Standard 5. Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meaning.
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