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    By grade4curlyQ

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    It seems like if you try a few ideas/approaches each year, you will find your way of using a word wall that works for you.

    One of my walls has the '200 most frequently misspelled words' for obvious reasons and in large print.

    I prefer to group the content area words for association recall. This also includes the vocabulary words for reading stories (when we do use the reading series) as well as SS & Science topics. You can type these in 'word' and in the font size area type in 100 or higher point font. Make your list appear alphabetically (each story having its own list). Print these out, glue them to card stock or construction paper (vertical - each word below one another) with the name of the story at the bottom and next year if you use that story, you'll have the words ready to put up on a board or wall in one - 2 foot long laminated sheet. If it sounds confusing and you'd like more explanation, I'd be happy to clarify ;)

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