Use the power of mind maps to brainstorm features of vocabulary words. Vocabulary size is the most important factor impacting on the ability for school-age children to learn new information. It is important that our vocabulary is well connected. Mind maps are a great way to visualize how words are connected. This resource contains 101 sheets with a variety of vocabulary words. There are heaps of different sheets for repeated practice, homework and reinforcement. I haven’t ordered the pictures, as what is hard for one child might be easy for another child. Within my sessions, I increase or decrease my supports according to what is required.
Vocabulary included: chick, pumpkin, plane, clock, alligator, ambulance, gorilla, apple, chair, axe, ant, backpack, ball, banana, container, sundae grill, farm basket, ice cream, basketball, bat, hot dog, bath ,spade, bucket, bed, bike, vacuum, guitar, book, camera, blender, goat, boat, boot, broccoli, giraffe, broom, brush, rabbit, burger, bus, lady bug, scale, butterfly, button, cactus, printer, cake, rooster, candle, cane, car, cart, cash register, kitten, phone, chest, present, peg, clown, shoe, coat, kite, coffee, purse, tv, cow, pot, crab, piano, snake, crown ,dice, drawers, pants, pig, house, drill, washing machine, easel, egg, saw, elephant hose, envelope, hat, fence, fire engine, rocket, shower, fishbowl, juice box, flower, foot, stove, fork, scooter.
A blank format is also included so that you can add vocabulary specific to your unit of work.
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