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Analyze and evaluate vocabulary usage based on appropriateness for context and purpose (e.g., formal and informal language).  Develop and apply expansive knowledge of words and word meanings to communicate.

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Flocabulary - 6th Grade Vocabulary - "The Date"
From YouTube, produced by Flocabulary
This educational hip-hop song teaches 6th grade vocabulary words.  These funny lyrics will appeal to middle level grades.  (03:11)
October 8, 2012 at 04:35 PM
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Ages: 7 - 10
Flocabulary - 3rd Grade Vocabulary - "The Tiger"
From YouTube, produced by Flocabulary
This educational hip-hop song teaches 3rd grade vocabulary words.  The upbeat song features explanations of third grade vocabulary in a familiar way.  (02:43)
October 8, 2012 at 02:42 PM
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How to Improve Your Vocabulary
From YouTube, produced by ehow
This playwright in this video gives many ideas to improve one's vocabulary. Learning how to improve vocabulary can be done by reading difficult books and looking up words that are not understood.  (02:10)
February 5, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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"Endemic" - Definition and Usage
From YouTube, produced by http://www.WordAhead.com
Simply defines and illustrates the word "endemic," with the example of kangaroos in Australia.  Vocabulary study in context as a learning strategy.  Voice-over, words on screen, cartoon illustrations. (00:45)
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June 10, 2009 at 11:40 PM
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Acting out to Present Vocabulary
From YouTube, produced by Irving High Web
Learn vocabulary words the fun way! Student-created videos teach you a new word and act it out in a way that will help you remember it. (03:46)
Found by Anonymous in Vocabulary
November 19, 2009 at 11:23 PM
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Expressions with "On" and "Off"
From YouTube, produced by Hat for Rent
This lessons refers to the uses of the words ON and OFF. There are several expressions presented, you can read the vocabulary on the screen and they are used in examples. This is a British video and it is done in a humorous manner. (06:57)
August 25, 2009 at 10:15 AM
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Power Versus Strength - The Difference - ESL British English Pronunciation
From YouTube, produced by www.iswearengish.com
This is a brief explanation of the difference between power and strength.  The presenter in this video has a series of explanations about the differences between synonyms.  (01:43)
October 4, 2012 at 03:28 PM
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Fifteen Formal Words
From YouTube, produced by The Daily English Show
This video offers formal suggestions of words that can replace everyday words to offer a more formal tone when speaking or writing.  The formal word is written and spoken and the word it can replace is written below.  NOTE: video ends at 03:24.  (03:... [more]
October 18, 2012 at 09:35 AM
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angelinaperez on 03/20/2016 02:31 AM wrote:

Standard: RI.5.4
Domain: Reading: Informational Text
Theme: Craft and Structure
Description: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
Worksheet on " General Academic Vocabulary "