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

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December