Great Tier 2 Vocabulary Tool

Submitted 6 years ago
My Rating

My Take

WWP works with a great list of Tier 2 words that struggling readers and ELL can benefit from learning in context. I think the storyline about the pet was a bit tacky, but I can tell the animation and graphics were an approach to appeal to an older student audience (Grades 4-8). I liked that the program presented the words to the students so they could listen and learn, and then multiple activities to work on synonym, antonym and matching word meanings in context.

How I Use It

I used this as an opening or closing review activity. Watching my student make guesses and visit the glossary page gave me some insight into how the student navigated on an iPad switching between screens, looking at the other presented words for context and meaning and how interested they were in adding new words to their vocabulary.