I have a daughter going to the seventh grade and my son to the fourth, what can I do to build their vocabulary!
Advice from Schoolfamily
Lisa @ School Family writes: The best way to have them build their vocabulary is to have them read, ideally with a dictionary handy! One fun thing you could do this summer is to set a goal of learning at least one new word a day. I'm a huge fan of the Thesaurus (maybe that's why ended up majoring in English in college!) Have your kids take turns picking a word out of the Thesaurus and see how many synonyms they can name before looking at the book or site. If you have a smart phone you could also download a vocab game to help them boost their vocab. Key is to keep it fun!
sasha ferice writes: The Best way to build is to have read everyday for 45 min.,have the look in a dictionary to help them.And set a goal to have them read every new word.
mstiarra20 writes: i guess you can give them all the adive you know . the rest let the teachers handle