Student Vocabulary Strategy

Vocabulary Word: ____________________________________________

  1. Write the sentence where the word is found in the text.



  1. Based on the sentence, what do you think the word means? (Look also at the sentence before and after to look for more clues)




  1. Look up the word in the dictionary for the actual definition, as it is used in the text.



  1. Use the word to write your own sentence.



  1. Choose one of the following ways to help you remember the word’s meaning: draw a picture; create a movement; connect the word to a story, song, or news report you’ve heard. Write down how you are going to remember this word.




  1. Explain why you chose this method to remember the word.