Hot Dots® Academic Vocabulary Card Set - Gr. 1-3
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Academic vocabulary development and familiarity with multiple-choice format is crucial for successful standardized test taking. This card set makes it fun to build academic vocabulary! Set of 50 double-sided cards (8" W x 5" H) reinforces 400 important academic vocabulary words from science, math, social studies, and language arts using the interactive Hot Dots® “Talking” Pen. Perfect for learning centers or anywhere in the classroom, this self-checking system enables students to work independently with instant reinforcement. Includes four tabbed subject dividers and teacher’s guide.
CCSS Product Alignment
ELA Grade 1
L.1.4a Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.1.4b Use frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word.
L.1.4c Identify frequently occurring root words (e.g., look) and their inflectional forms (e.g., looks, looked, looking).
L.1.6 Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).
ELA Grade 2
L.2.6 Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).
ELA Grade 3
L.3.4a Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.3.4b Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
L.3.4c Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).
L.3.4d Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
L.3.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).