Tune into Interesting Words-what book did you use

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  1. massteacher

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    Oct 24, 2010

    Hi All,
    I teach 1st grade and am preparing on doing a lesson on Tuning into Interesting Words, and am wondering if anyone can recommend any literature to teach it with, or a lesson that you did that worked well. Thanks!:)
     
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  3. MissAnt

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    I don't have experience with this however...

    The first books that come to mind are all of the Fancy Nancy books, especially Fancy Nancy's Fancy Words.
     
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    I introduced it right at the beginning of the year, when we were doing a Kevin Henkes author study. The kids found a lot of interesting words in those books!
     
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    I have to second the recommendations for Fancy Nancy and Kevin Henkes. They are excellent choices.
     
  6. massteacher

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    Thanks so much! It's greatly appreciated!
     
  7. cruiserteacher

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    I don't use specific books for each strategy, I just use whatever we are reading as a read aloud. I think that helps even me to tune into more interesting words as well. The books the students read aren't necessarily filled with all these wonderful, interesting words and I find it to be more "real-life" to use whatever we are reading as a class.
     

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