chapter  7
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Highlight and Use a Word Wall in Classroom Instruction

The term word wall often conjures up a picture of a paper train running around the perimeter of an elementary school classroom. Each car of the train is a different letter and periodically, the teacher will add to the word wall with a high-frequency sight word or an interesting word that came up during a shared reading experience. However, word walls are and should be

an integral part of word study in both the middle and high school classroom, across content areas.