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A Year of Vocabulary—Just for the Kids

Research shows that memorizing vocabulary lists is a very inefficient, dispiriting way to acquire vocabulary. What children need is to encounter interesting words in their reading. To that end, here is a word story for every day of the year. Adults wanting more information about vocabulary development (and to offer support for this site) may take a look at The Great Word Catalogue: FUNdamental Activities for Building Vocabulary by Susan Ohanian

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