Introduction to Getting Started on Wordwaves.com
It’s so easy for you to explore words with Wordwaves.com. Primary teachers can help increase elementary students’ vocabulary and to appreciate English. Set students a learning task on Wordwaves.com. Ask students to explore the site by clicking on underlined words. They will then be able to see how the word has been used by a whole range of different authors and books. Maybe your students are studying a specific book. If so, simply click the chosen title to see a group of interesting quotes from the selected title. Ask students to select words they haven’t seen before or ask them what they think specific words mean.
If you are feeling adventurous get your students to try the missing word quiz at http://www.wordwaves.com/
“Do you think you ?????? swim or fly as far as the island, Wendy, without my help?” - Peter Pan by James M Barrie
a. gobby b. anybody c. could
Would your students know the answer? The answer, of course, is c. could. There are many other similar questions or maybe you could make your own from the quotes and sayings featured on Wordwaves.com. Wordwaves.com can be used for a range of learning tasks and students love it. Try using Wordwaves.com in your next class.
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Think of a word and find out how famous authors used it in one of their books, plays or poems. See how different authors used the same word and compare. Click on other highlighted words and just explore Word Waves because it is fun.