Vocabulary has to be the single most important aspect of a modern curriculum. Explicit and engaging vocabulary teaching has the power to promote independence in learners, ignite imaginations, deliver understanding and raise education standards in schools. From the creator of the Vocabulary Ninja website comes an essential toolkit of strategies and resources to supercharge primary pupils and transform them into vocabulary ninjas!
With a focus on English and rich language banks associated with genres and topics, the ideas for reading and writing can be applied to any National Curriculum area and are perfect for modelling and scaffolding writing. This practical guide also features theory, teaching approaches and photocopiable activities, as well as vocabulary, etymology and phrases to bring the primary curriculum to life.
If you're searching for an exciting and captivating approach to bring vocabulary into the primary classroom and see a significant impact on pupil confidence, oracy and academic outcomes, look no further than Vocabulary Ninja.
This is Book 1 in the Vocabulary Ninja Series. See all Vocabulary Ninja books here.
Andrew Jennings has been teaching in schools for seven years and is now an assistant headteacher. He has always been engaged in the design aspect of resources and systems and has developed high-impact arithmetic and reading systems for primary schools. Andrew launched Vocabulary Ninja in April 2017 to improve the levels of understanding and confidence of pupMore about Andrew Jennings