Matheson is using Words Of the Week (WOW) to increase school wide literacy. Vocabulary is critical for reading success because comprehension improves when you know what the words means (Scholastic, 2017).
Words are the currency for all areas of communication – listening, speaking, reading and writing. A strong vocabulary can increase a persons academic and social confidence. Use the weekly links below to learn the words of the week and to practice using them.
Once you have learned the words, try using them in your daily conversations or including them in your English papers and other class essays. Don’t forget to play the fun Kahoot games provided with each set of words.