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Row Races With Vocabulary Words, grades 4–12. In groups of four, students sit in a row (line). They take turns contributing to a collaborative story by each writing a sentence. Their story must use their vocabulary words and be cohesive! The biggest challenge of this activity is that words are written on the board in a list. The students have to write a sentence using the word that comes up when it is their turn to contribute.

When students have a robust vocabulary, it strengthens their reading, writing and discussion skills. But how do you build students' vocabulary without resorting to vocab lists and memorization?

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