English vocabulary is a vital part of every child's education. The more words students know, the more successfully they will read, write and speak. Vocabulary Skills not only helps readers build a rich vocabulary, it provides a toolkit of word analysis strategies that increases reading comprehension skills. Steck Vaughn Vocabulary Skills for 2nd grade is organized into five units, with five lessons in each lesson. In units 1-4, each lesson consists of a high-interest reading rich in context so that students can determine the meaning of the vocabulary words based on the context of the reading. Each lesson includes vocabulary activities and most contain a dictionary activity. Bound-in answer key. 96 pages, reproducible. Recommended for 2nd grade. Publisher: Steck Vaughn. Features:
20 high-interest stories with new vocabulary words in each one.
100-160 new words introduced per book.
Engaging activities, word meaning skills, and dictionary skills are presented throughout the books.
Word analysis strategies such as the use of base words, prefixes and suffixes, and Latin and Greek roots.
Writing activities requiring the use of new vocabulary words.
Recommended Grade Level: 2nd grade
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
13-Digit ISBN: 9780739869017
Publication Date: 2002